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By definition, the Office of Student Accounts is not a place students go to for fun. Usually when 
we find ourselves tromping up the steps to Miller Business Center and approaching the Student Ac- 
counts window, we're planning on banging some heads together until our problem gets fixed. 

Mrs. Sharon Bellomy is not afraid of the onslaught. Rather, she diffuses it with grace and a kind 
word. "She's so warm and inviting," explains Marlin Wallace, Director of Student Accounts. "It's really 
helpful. That is not an easy job." 

Dealing with everything from holds on accounts to negotiating with parents, Mrs. Bellomy has a 
true gift for refreshing those around her. "When I worked with her for 12 years, I never saw her once 
get irritated with a student," explained David Pickering, Director of Business and Human Resources. 
"When a student would come to the window complaining, she would always be nice, always sweet, 
always kind. And she always thought the best about that person." 

Before working at Olivet, Sharon and Ray- her husband of forty years- spent seventeen years in 
pastoral ministry. "She struggled a little with the pastor's wife role, because smaller churches aren't 
always kind," Mr. Bellomy explained. "But she has a kind spirit- she's just on that side most of the 
time. She can overlook faults, and she's very forgiving." 

Sharon is attentive to her home and family, described by Ray as a protective and sensitive mom 
to their adopted daughter, Kristen. She loves to cook, and has an outstanding reputation as a baker- 
particularly when it comes to apple dumplings- with her coworkers. Sharon is engaged with their 
church in a myriad of ways, teaching Sunday School, singing in the choir, and even making appear- 
ances with the youth group drama team on occasion. 

"When she does things with kids, she's right in there," Ray said. He recalls one particular church 
costume party when she donned a "ridiculous clown costume, with a real curly afro-type wig. The 
kids just had a blast," he remembered with a laugh. Sharon's care for kids is a replanting of seeds of 
love that were sown in her. Adults in the church took her under their wing as child to mentor and drive 
her to Sunday school, despite the lack of support her parents showed. Eventually, through her strong 
example, both of her parents came to faith in Christ. "I think it makes her understand; the fifth grad- 
ers she teaches still connect with her," Ray said. Sharon's whole life springs from her core of faith. 
Nominated as "Most likely to pray with a student" at annual staff meetings, her life is an example of 
Colossians 3:23: "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, 
since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you 
are serving." As Pickering puts it, "She truly thinks she's doing it for the Lord; that's why she's so nice 
to you." 

Her spirit transforms the window at Student Accounts into a little window to heaven. "A lot of kids 
end up just standing at the window talking to her," Pickering said. "She knows a ton of stuff about a 
lot of students- she's always listening. Her focus is on the students... she's like an angel." 

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There is a phrase tucked away in the ninth verse offealm 36 which says, "In your 
light we see light." By itself, of course, light is invisible; a^ yet everything is invisible 
until light strikes it. So it is with God: we can't see God, an® yet, it is only "in his light" 
that we come to truly see and understand ourselves and the world around us. 

Olivet is a place of learning; thus, we seek the light. We want to know and to 
understand the arts and sciences. We look for light to help us grasp the truth of 
history and culture. We hope to illuminate the disciplines of psychology and busi- 
ness and nursing and computer science and theology and engineering and so on. 
In the words of the Psalmist, "In your light we see light." 

Light is one of the most pervasive metaphors in Scripture. The Apostle John, 
speaking of Jesus, declared: "The true light that gives light to every person was 
coming into the world. In him was life and that life was the light of men." It is God 
who illuminates our life and we are, therefore, to walk in the light as he is the light. 

This year's theme for the Aurora is "Shine" using Matthew 5:14-16 (NIV) which 
states: 

"You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do 
people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it 
gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before oth- 
ers, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven." 

This is a call to each of us as followers of Christ- we are to let our lights shine. The 
good news is that we can be beacons of light in a variety of ways: what we say, how 
we live, what we value and the way we do our work. These are all avenues through 
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Dr Brian Wilson, D.S. 
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Mr Fred Hardy 
Dr Ed Heck 
Rev. Jack McCormick 

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Dr W. Glen Gardner 
Rev Fred Hall 
Mr Mark Pennington 
Mrs. Cristy VanSteenburg 
Rev. Daniel Wine 



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Dr Ron Blake, D.S. 

Dr David Caudle 

Rev. Phil Edwards 

Mr Michael Lingle 

Mr Howard "David" Walker 

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Dr John Seaman, D.S. 
Mr Lance Delbridge 
Rev. Randy Owens 
Mrs. Myra Richardson 
Rev. Timothy Smith 



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Rev. Jim Ballenger 
Mr Mark Bennett 
Rev. Gary Cable 
Mrs. Darcy Dill 
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Rev. Ron Scarlett 
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The Hub, a student-led marketing team that advertises school events to the student body, is the 
center of information on campus. "I like to think of us as the Breakfast Hub because it's a variety of 
different students being locked in a room and not being able to come out until we come up with some- 
thing creative," said Creative Director Cameron Carpenter. 

Instead of receiving information through a mass email blast, students now have access to what 
is happening on campus through the "Life at Olivet" Facebook page, Youtube videos, and the Tiger 
Text, which is passed out after chapel. "We want to get important information out to the campus in the 
most memorable, creative, and effective way possible," Carpenter explained. 

Leader Brent Brooks has been working with the Office of Student Development on the birth of 
The Hub for the past year. "Our name. The Hub, comes from the fact that our goal is to try to consoli- 
date all the student information into as few channels as possible," explained Brooks. As the group is 
just a newborn, the details haven't been completely worked out yet. 

"We are just doing our best with what we have. We rely on feedback from the students to see 
if we are doing something right or wrong. There's no precedent for what we're doing," Brooks said. 
"We're working on writing formal procedures so we can maybe pass on the torch eventually." 
Along with Brooks and Carpenter, the Hub team includes Kayla Rolling, who oversees content, Jordan 
Hansen as video editor, and Jesse Dillman as graphic designer. 

"We've definitely become a big family," Carpenter said. "Anytime I have a job where I can look 
back at my work and laugh harder every time a project is replayed, I consider it a job well done." High- 
lights of their work have included the boardroom videos and the remake of the intro to the old television 
show Recess. 

"When we did our first boardroom video, we forgot about an event that we needed to advertise 
for, which was for the football game," said Brooks. "Right at the moment that we remembered, we saw 
a football player walking by. So Smitty went out there and yelled at him to come over, and brought him 
in. We gave him a pizza box and told him to come into the meeting and say, 'Hey, are you guys coming 
to the football game?' and leave. And he became people's favorite character!" 

The Hub not only allows hilarious and creative people to share their genius with the student 
body, but performs an important function as well by disseminating information. "It's really a "win-win" 
for everyone," Carpenter said. "For the most part, we've gotten nothing but positive feedback, and 
more people seem to be getting involved with student life. I'm very excited to see the success contin- 
ue, and I think the students are, too." 



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At the beginning of another academic year, we all experienced many new changes such as class schedules, living 
environments, and even new friends. We waited in longer lines at Ludwig, dealt with slower Internet, and fought for parking 
spaces and seats in the cafeteria. But the start of this year symbolized more to each individual class. 

For the Freshmen the first week at Olivet is all about connections. They spent their time connecting with their floor 
mates, resident assistant, fellow classmates, and most importantly, college life through programs such as JumpStart and 
Freshmen Connections. As sophomores entered their second year, the first week is all about remembering, such as what it 
was like to be a freshman as you see lines of cars moving into inner campus. It is also about remembering where buildings 
and classrooms are and how much time you need to spend on that dreaded thing called homework. The start of another 
year reminds the junior class to stay focused. It also means being focused on your major, because for many, classes are 
moving away from general education requirements and becoming centralized on your future career. Most importantly, it is 
about re-focusing on your spiritual life and centering yourself with God in the middle of everything. When asked what the 
start of her junior year of college means to her, Joy MacDonald stated, "It's kind of scary because you realize you are half 
way done and you don't want to grow up just yet." However, for most juniors staying focused on things from the start helped 
to take some fears away. 

For seniors, the first week of their last year in college is about looking ahead. It's holding your head high and finish- 
ing out the year strong. Dr. Bowling addressed the senior class by asking them to "finish well," academically, socially, and 
emotionally by letting the disappointing moments go. Dr. Bowling also urged them to "give back to God and cherish the good 
moments in your Olivet experience." But most importantly, he encouraged the senior class to finish strong spiritually and 
graduate from ONU with a personal faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. For all Olivetians, the first week was about getting back 
into the groove of things, starting a fresh year focused on God and doing the work of His kingdom and letting our light shine 
for Him. 



-Allyson Vrabel 



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There was a buzz across the Weber lawn as students and faculty began mingling, making introductions, and 
creating new relationships. The annual block party is a great opportunity to meet new people and reunite with old friends. 
It's a great way to kick off the first weekend event and is open to the entire Olivet community. There were plenty of fun 
activities for students to enjoy such as an obstacle course, a rock climbing wall, and a bungee ride. Students snacked on 
a variety of foods provided by Sodexo, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Domino's Pizza. 

Throughout the night, students had opportunities to take photos with ONU's mascot Toby the Tiger, Woody Webb, 
Dr. Jay Martinson, David Van Heemst (most commonly known around Olivet as "DVH"), and of course Dr. Bowling. Dr. 
Jay enjoyed being in photos with his students and commented that with all the attention he was getting he "felt like Mick- 
ey Mouse at Disney!" 

For some, dancing at Olivet may seem taboo, but not for this year's block party! Junior Elizabeth Kuhns was 
particularly excited about this new opportunity. The atmosphere was charged with energy starting with the crowd moving 
their feet to the popular line dance, the "Cupid Shuffle." This provided a segue for many students to stay and follow junior 
Amy Dillman as she led the crowd in a high energy Zumba workout. This became the highlight of the evening for Kuhns, 
who said, "I think they should do Zumba every year!" Dillman emphasized that, "Zumba is a great way to build community 
because it brings so much joy to people. I appreciate Olivet giving this new form of dance a chance!" 



-Elizabeth Cook 



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Hilary Moore, Kara 
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ONU students started celebrating "the most wonderful time of the year" by connpeting against one another in the 
much anticipated Ollies Follies sports and wacky games. The classes brought on their holiday and team spirit with this 
year's theme of "Olliedays." The seniors represented Christmas, juniors Valentine's Day, sophomores Fourth of July, and 
freshmen Thanksgiving. On Saturday, September 3, the athletic competitions began bright and early with sunny skies and 
sweltering temperatures of 95+ degrees. Students took extra precautions by drinking lots of water and sitting out during 
some games to regain their strength. The senior class took the lead in sports by winning ultimate frisbee, softball, and flag 
football. One of the closest games of the day was flag football. The seniors played against the sophomores and were tied 
for nearly half of the game. Afterward, senior Dante Payne said, "It was a neck and neck battle of the finest. I thought the 
game was going to go into overtime, but we held in there and won. It felt good to finally be flag football champions." The 
juniors came out on top in dodgeball and the sophomores soared like "fireworks" in volleyball, taking the senior class to 
three very close and intense games. 

After the excessive heat a huge storm blew in, postponing the wacky games until Sunday evening. There was a 
dramatic drop in temperature but it did not hinder the number of attendees in the slightest. The Warming House bleachers 
were overflowing with students showing their class pride and team spirit. Seniors showed their strength by winning tug-of- 
war and tying the juniors in the Wheel Barrow Bobbing race. The juniors came away with first place wins in speed eating 
and the new Chugging Challenge. This game involved chugging a gallon of tea, one liter of root beer, and a quart of half 
and half. The seniors were no match in the highly acclaimed inner tube game, rounding up an astounding 60 inner tubes. 
They were so far ahead in the last round that every senior brought their tubes to the freshmen to help them come in sec- 
ond place, all while chanting the traditional "We love freshmen!" cheer. No matter the results, Ollies Follies proved once 
again to be an Olivet "holiday" that everyone enjoyed. 

-Heather Mead 




Students struggle for the inner tubes to earn points for their class This year the 
inner tubes were coated with tearless baby soap and water instead of vegetable 
oil. (s) 

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Kelse Beville prepare to face 
the juniors in tug of war. (cl) 



Luke Miller tosses the 
frisbee to a teammate 
during the sophomore 
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versus the freshmen, 
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Michael Bishop shows 
the judges he finished 
his portion of grapes in 
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As with most holidays, Ollies Follies is a very hectic time of year, with all the rushing around to finish the show on 
time while balancing the start of the year and staying on top of homework. Despite the late nights and stress, the shows 
put on by each class come together and make Ollies Follies one of the most anticipated events of the school year. The 
freshmen class was very thankful this year to be at Olivet and to be accepted by the upperclassmen. With the holiday of 
Thanksgiving, they demonstrated their ability to fit in on campus and to learn the ways of their founding fathers. When 
asked of the freshmen class's first attempt at Ollies Follies, Michael Poff stated, "We did well for freshmen and I was im- 
pressed by the whole show." Having some experience now under their belts, the sophomores put together an all Ameri- 
can Fourth of July celebration. With appearances by Captain America and Miss USA their portion of the show consisted 
American classics such as country music, red, white and blue, confetti, parades and of course fireworks. 

The juniors were falling in love and hoping for the "ring by spring," with their early Valentine's Day Celebration. 
Love wasn't easy to come by this year with Cupid Junior hitting the wrong couples with arrows; it was up to the juniors 
to put the perfect couples back together. Their show included lovers from movies such as "The Notebook" and "Harry 
Potter." Despite the loving feelings, Valentines Day came in second place. 

With three years of experience and a strong desire to be Ollies Follies champions, the seniors showed their 
Christmas spirit in this year's variety show. Santa Claus to everyone's enjoyment was played by Dr. Bowling, who 
showed the seniors that the true meaning of Ollies Follies is not winning, but team spirit. The seniors' show consisted of 
classic Christmas characters, such as nutcrackers, elves, Frosty the Snowman, a nativity scene, and even a "shufflin'" 
Grinch. The highlight of the show was when the seniors came out of presents in light-up suits. "When the lights went off 
in Chalfant, I wasn't sure what was going on. Once they came out in those suits, I was blown away! It was amazing!" ex- 
claimed senior spectator Cathy Schutt. At the end of the night, the senior class got just what they asked for Christmas; 
an Ollies Follies victory! 

This year's variety show put everyone in the holiday spirit, making us anxious for the holiday season and for Ol- 
lies Follies to come around once again. 

-Allyson Vrabel 




Madison Leeseberg as Miss America and 
Samuel Pimpo as Captain America wave 
at friends during the Fourth of July parade, 
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Kelly Kraker and Emily Hay show their holi- 
day spirit as they celebrate the "12 Days 
of Christmas." (bb) 



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Caleb Carr and Erin Evans 
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Scott Cardimen astounds the 
crowd with his "shufflin"' 
skills as the Grinch. (bb) 

Seniors place the magic hat on 
Frosty the Snowman in hopes 
that he can provide them with 
some Christmas magic, (bb) 



The Freshmen boys all stare 
in awe at Dr. Bowling, (bb) 



Monty Larcom, Matt 
Pioch, Jeremy Huish, and 
Michael Bishop open the 
senior show by dancing 

to "Jingle Bell Rock" from 
"Mean Girls." (bb) 



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Broadway Revue was the "Best of Times." Forty students came together to put on 18 Broadway numbers from a 
variety of musicals. The songs varied in styles ranging from dramitic to comical and the performers did everything from 
dancing to singing with puppets. Considering that Broadway Reuve was put together in only two weeks and led by stu- 
dent directors, the show was a great success. 

"My favorite number was '21 Guns' because it demonstrated that sometimes simple is best." At least, that is the 
opinion of junior Samantha Starner. "Though the students simply stood in place while singing, the way the vocal harmo- 
nies blended together blew everyone away." While "21 Guns" only involved people standing on stage, other numbers 
relied heavily on choreography. Further still were numbers where the company broke the fourth wall and interacted with 
the audience. At the end of "Aquarias" the entire cast slowly danced off the stage and out of Kresge, bringing the first act 
to a dramactic conclusion. 



"All these songs came together to form a tale, revolving around the finale. The Best of Times' from La Cage aux 
Folles. Right now is the best of times," said Abby Lalumendre. "Whenever your now is, whatever you are doing, this is 
the best of times. Like one of our directors, Emily Dillard said, we will never do that exact show with that exact cast ever 
again. So we needed to make it as good as we could and just enjoy the time we were having while we were having it." 



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winning the 25th Annual 
Putnam County Spelling 
Bee. (bb) 



Samantha Starner liappily 
keeps her husband's 
dinner warm from How 
to Succeed In Business 
Without Really Trying. 
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Abigail Combs sings "Holding Out for a 

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Taylin Frame and cast 
sing "Aquarius" from 
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Ron Gamache talks to his 
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musical Avenue Q. (mr) 




Jake Boss and Courtney 
Weihman sing "We Both 
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Guns" from the musical 
American Idiot, (bb) 



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Coronation has been a tradition at Olivet since the 1950s, 
crowning one girl from the senior class as Homecoming Queen. 
Their peers, first selecting the top ten and then narrowing down 
the contestants to five, vote for candidates who are involved on 
campus, exhibit leadership, and academic success, and live a life 
for Christ. The night was filled with the court's biographies, record- 
ings from the women's parents, special music, as well as question 
and answer session for each girl. But at the end of the night, only 
one was chosen to represent Olivet as the 2011 Homecoming 
Queen; this extraordinary woman was Sheibi Miller. 

When asked about the moment she was crowned Homecoming 
Queen, Miller stated, "I didn't know what to do. I think I just froze 
and smiled and hoped that I didn't have anything in my teeth. I 
remember asking Annie Bell (Homecoming Queen for 2010) what 
to do and where to go because I couldn't remember what they 
said to do." 

The best part of the event for Miller was spending time with her 
mother and the other court members. "They are all such a great 
group of friends and there was never a dull moment with them." 
Members of the Homecoming Court included Jana Pierce, Angela 
Rivas, Karyn Nichols, Sarah Sinn, Bryan Stevens, Austin Hill, Mi- 
chael Bishop, Kyle Lowery and Mitch Johnson. 

After spending four years here, Sheibi realizes just how quickly 
college can fly by. She urged the students at ONU to, "Make the 
most of your college experience because it is one you will never 
forget. Trust the Lord because He is your rock. Most of all have 
fun and spread as much love and joy as you can, and enjoy the 
people that you are surrounded by." 

-Heather Mead 





Sheibi Miller is crowned Homecoming Queen by tlie 2010 Queen, 
Annie (Weaver) Bell. Aside from the title, IVIiller was graced with a ■ 
tiara, a bouquet of flowers, and a cape that has been worn by all of 
the past Homecoming Queens, (s) 

Angela Rivas is asl<ed "what her favorite Olivet memory is" by 

master of ceremony, Phil Steward, (cl) 

Kyle Lowry and Jana Pierce glide onto the stage, standing in the 
spotlight, (cl) 

The Homecoming Court is represented by seniors: Kyle Lowry, 
Jana Pierce, Bryan Stevens, Karyn Nichols, Michael Bishop, Queen 
Sheibi Miller, Mitch Johnson, Sarah Sinn, Austin Hill and Angela 
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The 2011 Homecoming was a nostalgic experience for many alumni as they were able to catch up with old friends 
and beloved faculty members and relive old memories while revisiting the campus. For current students, Homecoming 
was full of pancakes, concerts, and a chance to spend time with family members who graduated from Olivet. Sophomore 
Hannah Rowen enjoyed watching the campus get ready for its festivities and stated, "I love how campus is so decorated 
for Homecoming, and everything gets very exciting!" Decorating campus was just the start of a great weekend filled with 
reuniting, singing, and laughter. 

The Homecoming festivities began with coronation where senior Sheibi Miller was crowned Homecoming Queen. 
On Thursday the Alumni served the students at a pancake feast that was very successful; it was such a hit that the line 
was out the door and into the quad. 

ONU's Tigers participated in athletic events during Homecoming week, where current students and alumni gath- 
ered together to cheer on the purple and gold. The women's basketball team won their game with a score of 92-91 
against Davenport University and the football team beat Mckendree University 17-13, making for a successful weekend. 

Throughout the weekend there were several other events to participate in such as the biology open house, the fall 
play, class reunions and dinners, and a 5k run. The weekend came to an end with the Bill Gaither Vocal Band perform- 
ing in the Centennial Chapel to a sold out crowd. Olivet students ihvolved in Gospel, Orpheus, Chrysalis, and Testament 
choirs as well as the Concert singers got the opportunity of a lifetime to perform on stage with the Gaithers. 

While the events had to come to an end, the memories of this year's Homecoming will forever live on. 



-Allyson Vrabel 



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mination as she dribbles 
past the competition at 

the first women's bas- 
ketball game of the year 
against Davenport Univer- 
sity, (s) 



Joni Miller intercepts the 

pass from the juniors dur- 
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the seniors took first place 
in the competition, (ap) 



Quarterback Rico Prestia 
runs for a first down 

during the Homecoming 
game against Mckendree 
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The Gaithers put on a fantastic concert for the visiting 
Alumni and friends of Olivet. The Gaithers also invited all of 
Olivet's choirs to sing along with them on stage, making for a 
memorable night for all involved, (s) 



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the first men's basketball game of the year against the Uni- 
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On Halloween night, hundreds of Olivet students came to Chalfant Hall for the Candy Costume Fest 
dressed in a variety of creative disguises. Caramel apples, hot apple cider, flavored popcorn, and endless 
amunts of candy were provided for students enjoy throughout the evening. Some of the top costumes this year 
were Snow White and the seven dwarfs, a public safety officer and a parking ticket, Iron Man, and the cast of 
Despicable Me. Students who attended could enter the contest in categories such as individual, pairs, a me- 
dium group, and a large group of 14 people and up. The overall winner of the Candy Costume Fest was sopho- 
more Logan Smith, whose Iron Man costume stole the show and the audience's attention. 

Sophomores Annie Brandes and Leah Livingston were both dressed as members of the movie Despi- 
cable Me which won the large group category. The group of friends starting thinking of costume ideas after last 
year's Candy Costume Fest, and they finally decided about dressing up as the characters from Despicable 
Me at a Cross Country practice. "Everyone started picking out their favorite character," said Brandes. "A lot of 
people wanted to be minions, but it worked because you can have as many minions as you need," she said. 
The costumes took about an hour and a half to put together the night of the candy costume fest. Livingston 
commented, "There were a lot of cheers as we walked across the stage," punctuated by camera flashes. De- 
spite being somewhat nervous, the hard work paid off as they won the large group category and immortalized 
themselves in costume fame. 




Jackie VanderLaan, Breanna Fet- 
kavich, Melinda Jones, and Melissa 
Busetli roll out as the Kia hamp- 
sters. (cl) 

Logan Engelkes busts a move to 

the popular song "Party Rock An- 
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robots from the music video, (cl) 





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Sax Man." Sanor played music in between group transitions and 
made the crowd erupt in applause when he played the theme 
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Based off true events that occurred in at the Radium Dial Factory during the 1920s and 1930s in Ottawa, IL, the play 
"These Shining Lives" follows four young women who forever changed the workplace for women through their courage and 
perseverance. 

Jenny Ward, Kristina Kirkham, Hannah Williams, and Courtney Weihman told the story of how these women stood up 
for themselves after their health and spirit were endangered from working in the radium factory. All the women became ver> 
sick from radium poisoning, even though the factory was telling them that what they were doing was completely safe. 

Sophomore David Timm who played Tom Donohue said, "The story was just so impactful to the audience, and when yoi 
are up there on the stage, you can feel the mood in the room change based on what they are experiencing. It really brings 
the story to life for me. It's like the audience is a mirror, and everything that I experience they experience and it comes back 
to me while I'm acting and sensing their emotion. The theatre is really a powerful thing." 

The cast really brought the emotion within the story out, Jenny Ward explained; "One of the reasons the play was so 
powerful was because of the extremely talented cast. We all really bonded and recognized the importance of this story and 
worked incredibly hard to perform the show to the best of our abilities." 

-Jessica Morey 



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by David Timm, begs 
Catherine Wolfe Donohue 
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ning. Woodruff not only sang in the concert, but also 
conducted the choir, (ch) 

Dr. Jeff Bell conducts the orchestra and helps make 
the performances run smoothly by overseeing hours of 
practice, (ch) 

Taylin Frame beautifully sings her solo during the 
concert, both of which were magnificent tributes to the 
story of Jesus Christ, (ch) 



The Music Department performed the annual Messiah 
concert for the 76'^ time this Christmas to l<icl< off the Advent 
season, and the Centennial Chapel was packed. 

Dr. McMullian, a music veteran, has insight from years 
of experience. "I've played the Hallelujah Chorus at least 50 
times in my career, but every time it seems cool," he said. 
"From start to finish it's so familiar, yet it seems creative and 
fresh every time. It's such a classic piece." 

Like a comfortable blanket, each year the Messiah brings 
back rich understanding and appreciation for the birth and life 
of Jesus. "Listening to Handel's Messiah always reminds me 
not just of the incarnation, but of the gospel narrative in its en- 
tirety," said Orpheus choir member Andrew Carr. "What's even 
better is that by performing the Messiah, I have the opportuni- 
ty to share the story of Jesus with others in a way that I know 
positively impacts their holidays and speaks to their souls." 

The music was brought to life by various musical groups 
such as Testament men's choir. Chrysalis women's choir, 
Orpheus, and the university orchestra. Also featured were a 
myriad of solo performances. "It was nerve-wracking at first," 
said soloist Lillian Guenseth, "but it's like you're telling a story 
to people." She appreciates the rich past of the piece. "It was 
neat to be in that bit of history; it is an honor." 

As a senior, Owen Blough has appreciated revisiting the 
Messiah each year, like a new conversation with an old friend. 
"I always enjoy going to Messiah, as it is a wonderful time of 
inspiration and remembering that Christmas isn't just about 
Jesus's coming, but also why He came; to bring the Kingdom 
of God." 

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concert tliis year, due to the 
dedication and practice put 
into the performance, (ch) 





David Rice sings "For Unto Us" and gives 
an outstanding performance, (ch) 

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the words in the songs while the orchestra 
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On Sunday, December 11th, Ludwig was transformed into a Winter Wonderland complete with 
chocolate fondue, a live band, and a roving Santa Glaus. Each class council adopted and transformed 
a section of Ludwig to radiate holiday cheer. Called The Twelve Days of Christmas, this inaugural party 
took the place of the Christmas Banquet and gave students a chance to relax before finals began. 

The theme emerged as twelve different activities were thought up. Highlights of the event includ- 
ed a team gingerbread house building competition (won by a house that was purportedly a mini-Olivet), 
a photo booth with holiday costumes, Christmas movies, dance video games, bingo, an ugly sweater 
contest, and crafts and card decorating. 



-Jessica Morey 



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his snowman ornaments 

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Students build gingerbread 
houses out of tasty treats 

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Students get together with 
Christmas themed props in 
the photo booth. The photo 
booth was a nnajor hit at the 
event and was a great way for 
students to remember the eve- 
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Throughout the evening, students 
got to enjoy listening to the 
musical stylings of the Dueling 
Pianos. The group played songs 
that the audience requested 
throughout the night and were a 
musical hit. (ch) 



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to-head in a game of foosball. (ch) 

Students line up for the judges of the ugly 
sweater competetion. (ch) 

Brad Arthur and Spencer Cook provide the 
comic relief for the evening, (ch) 

Morgan McPherson and Morgan Radzi- 
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Tyler Abraham as "Cowboy Man," leaps into the air during a love song and dance 
dedicated to his cow and sidekick, Bessie, (gjf) 

When asked what he was going to do after winning IVlr. ONU, Captain 
Canada (alias Junior Jeremy Height) said that he was "going to Niagara 
Falls! It is the Disney world of Canada!" This year's theme was Unsuper 
Heroes, and there were plenty of contestants who put up a fair fight for 
the title. Representing the class of 2012 were seniors Jacob Naldi and 
Michael Bishop. Two juniors; the winner, Captain Canada, and Matt Wil- 
son. Sophomores Kyle Miller and Tyler Abraham. Finally, representing 
the freshmen were Derek Schwartz and Brandon Klemm. 

All of the contestants competed in the same categohes, but with 
different skills. However, the hardest for Captain Canada was, "Learn- 
ing the dance moves. Being a full-blooded Nazarene makes it hard to 
dance." Height also commented that his favorite behind-the-scenes mo- 
ments were, "Some of the dance moves us guys came up with, though it 
took almost dropping a few guys on their heads to perfect them. Us guys 
trying to learn how to dance was just hilarious all around." 

However, Mr. ONU is not just about winning the title. "The best part 
of Mr. ONU was getting to meet and compete with some awesome guys. 
I made a lot of friends out of this event. They made the whole competi- 
tion hilarious and fun," said Height. In fact, winning was not even what 
Height expected at the end of the competition. Height reflected that, "I 
was very shocked, I did not immediately process the fact that I had won 
since they said Captain Canada instead of Jeremy, so I started clapping 
until I realized they meant me. It was awesome. I felt honored to win the 
title and sword of Mr. ONU. " 

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smoothies in one hour at Common Grounds. 

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54 members of the senior class were recognized by the Who's Who Among Students 
program. These students were part of a select group of students from more than 2,842 
schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia to accept this prestigious award. 

Olivet's campus nominating committee made up of representatives from the faculty, 
administration and student body selected and nominated the recipient for this award. 
Criteria for this selection included grade point average, participation and leadership in 
school activities, community involvement and leadership ability. 

"These selected individuals exemplify the highest Christian ideals, strong academic 
achievement and a commitment to service," said Woody Webb, Vice President for Stu- 
dent Development. "Their influence both in and outside the classroom is being recog- 
nized by their peers as well as by the Olivet faculty and staff." 

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The spring musical, "Once Upon a Mattress" was a comedy based off of the classic "Princess and the Pea." 

"The Queen will not let anyone in the kingdom get married until her son, Prince Dauntless, finds a princess 
to marry," said Emily Dillard, Green Room President. "The Queen doesn't like any of the princesses, so she 
gives them ridiculous tests which they all fail. Finally, this very outgoing and unladylike princess comes." 

The couple falls in love, but the girl, Winnifred, is still tested by the Queen, who must not fall asleep due to 
the pea under her mattress. The whole cast came together to help Winnifred pass the Queen's standards in 
order to marry her love. "I'm a lady-in-waiting who is a part of the chorus in the show," said freshman Cassan- 
dra Petrie. "Me and everyone else in the cast help the story move along by supporting Prince Dauntless in his 
search for a princess, dancing our socks off, and helping the Princess Winifred "pass her test." 

The personalities of the characters also helped make the tale funnier. The people were all exaggerated and 
were told to behave cartoonlike. "I think the audience was charmed by the dialogue's witty humor, the absurdity 
of each character, and the music itself," said Petrie. 

-Heather Mead 





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Queen's strengint test, (bb) 




Lady Larken, played by Courtney Weihann, assists Sir Harry with his daily worltout 

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J. Martinson. Who comes to mind? Most likely, the first person you think of is Dr. Jay Martinson, 
popular Chair of the Department of Communication. However, behind every great man there's a great 
woman, and Dr. Jay is no exception. 

"Luckily, he's a popular one," said Jeanette Martinson, the less prominent half of J. Martinson. " 
think it would be terrible, if we'd be sitting here and hear someone behind us like, 'What a jerk'! That 
would be awful." She laughed, clearly at ease with her husband's reputation. 
Mrs. Martinson lives her life with spunky flair. With a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and 
a Master's in Professional Counseling, her calling is to love people. "I really, really like counseling," 
she said. "Sitting one on one is my absolute favorite thing to do." Currently an adjunct professor for 
the psychology department, she has been teaching in the master's program for several years, rather 
than maintaining her own private practice. "I feel like, right now, I have about thirty clients- and I have 
none!" she said with a laugh. "But I watch the students' [counseling] tapes, and I keep track of their 
people, so I feel like I have clients. Rather than sit with one person, I feel like I'm touching more lives 
this way, by teaching." 

This year, she's picked up additional undergraduate courses to fill in the gaps in the department 
She appreciates the enthusiasm to learn that the younger students generate in class. "I miss them 
when I'm not with them. They give me a fresh outlook!" she said. Even more than she loves students, 
however, Jeanette Martinson loves her family. 

"You can pick the most important thing to you, and devote your life to it," she explained. Despite 
the pressure that comes from living and working in academia, she's not too worried about becoming 
another Dr. J. Martinson. "My full time things are mom and grandma, and I teach on the side, rather 
than being a Ph.D. with kids on the side," she said. 

It hasn't always been that way, though. "It used to really intrigue me- 1 wanted that title," she sale 
"A lot of times in our marriage I would feel like, I know he's got the Ph.D., but I'm just as smart as him 
She went through a particularly rough time while they were at the University of Illinois, her at home with 
the baby and him studying for his Ph.D. "I think my self-esteem really suffered there. I would have beet 
really tempted to get it just to say I did it." She laughed. "Jay would come home and have these stud 
ies and stuff, and I read Cat in the Hat- in fact, I memorized it!" 

Now, however, she realizes that the credential is just that- a written validation. Choosing to focus I 
on her family has given her a much deeper sense of fulfillment, as evidenced by the walking, breathinc r 
proof that frequently follows her around campus. "That's just a different investment," she said. "So he 
can be Dr. and I'll be Gigi- and that's okay." 

A few years ago, Jeanette discovered what she called a "big empty spot" in herself. Although 
she had the opportunity to pursue another degree, she had another idea. "We were on this whale 
watch, and I saw this little Chinese girl, and I said 'Oh, adoption- that's what I always wanted to and 
didn't do!' And my daughter Rachel said, 'Why don't you just do it then?'" A couple years later, their 
family grew by one as they adopted a little girl from China, Lucy. 

Martinson's family oriented life hasn't detracted from her professional success. She's worked 
with chronically mentally ill adults, run a successful private practice, and taught classes. In fact-as she| 
mentioned with a grin- she's teaching one more class than her husband during the spring semester. 

Jeanette Martinson knows what has her heart: family. "You'll get what is the most important thing 
to you, but you may not get the second most important- so make sure you get most important thing 
straight," she said. "What I desired the most was just the kids growing up. I think finally, maybe at this 
age I've decided I'm pretty content- I've done what I really wanted to in life." 



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What does one do during a summer of mowing lawns to avoid going crazy? James Smit, a 
senior, explained about one of his past summer jobs, "When I mowed lawns, it was such a mind 
numbing job that I would spend all day thinking- if I found a lottery ticket and I won a million dol- 
lars, what would I do? I'd love to go to the big national parks and travel to see all fifty states." 

A nature-lover at heart, James will be graduating with a degree in biology "What I ideally 
want to do is ecosystem management, managing a certain area so that you can get the most pro- 
ductivity sustain ability, and still let it be used by humans," he said. He enjoys activities that let hii 
explore and relish the outdoors, such as fishing and mountain biking, which flesh out his intellec- 
tual understanding of the environment with raw natural beauty. 

James' interest in biology has led him to the position of president of Biophilic, the biology 
club. "I never really had envisioned myself as being the president," he said with a laugh. "When j 
you're a freshman, you don't want to be in biology club, you're like- 'this is lame!' Then you realizq 
that you become friends with the people in your major, and you know everyone, and it's fun to go \) 
that stuff. You get advice and you hang out with professors." James appreciates the real world an 
practical experience the role has given him in managing a budget and a group of people. 

The last four years have seen other changes within James, too. Starting out his first year 
more inclined to bend the rules than to uphold them, he's spent the last three as a Resident Assis 
tant. "As a freshman or a sophomore you don't really appreciate what we have here. As I've got- 
ten a little bit older I've come to appreciate it more, and enjoy some of the things that maybe whei 
you're younger you don't enjoy, you just see as stifling or oppressive," James said. "You realize 
the rules really are not a big deal." Recognizing that his friends who attended state schools were 
thrown into a raucous atmosphere that they were unprepared for, he appreciates the structure tha 
Olivet's rules create. "I'm so thankful for these four years I've had to assess the person I want to 
be," he said. 

Olivet's smaller, more intimate community also appeals to him. "The thing I like the most is 
the people that I've met here, that you really get to know and become close friends with by learnirj 
their stories," he said. James relates how his RA from his freshman year now works with a church 
in Colorado, and he just sent a student from the youth group to Olivet. The student ended up on 
James' floor in Nesbitt. "It's the stories, the memories, and the connections," he explained. ! 

One particular memory from college demonstrates James' goofy personality. "I like having c| 
mustache, sometimes," he said. "I've had a mustache sometime during every year of college, anc 
I usually grow one in the summer." However, this summer looms slightly more ominously than the 
past ones, as James, along with the rest of the senior class, face the next phase of life. 
"I think you can learn something from everyone. I've found that more as I go through school, not 
to ever shut anything out," James explained. "There's something you can learn from everyone anc 
every situation." Armed with that attitude, his mustache, lawn-moving experience, and Biology 
degree, how could he fail? 

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Not many people have experienced being in the minority in the way that Tabitha Eckert has. When she was only 
two, her parents moved to Niger, a country in West Africa, as missionaries. Despite trying their best to emulate the 
people they were living with, they were the first white family to live in the town of Dakoro. "When I was small, the 
kids thought I was painted; they'd never seen a white kid before. So they'd kick me and pinch me to see if I'd cry, 
because they weren't sure if I was real," Tabitha recounted. 

Since the Fulani people, the tribe that they were focused on ministering to, are nomadic, the family settled in the 
closest town, where her mom stayed at home teaching the kids while her dad traveled, sometimes for a few weeks 
at a time. The oldest of seven siblings, Tabitha grew up close to the four brothers born after her, since they were the 
only other English- speaking kids in town. 

She grew up feeling outraged at the cruelty of the way the other kids in the village treated them. "They would 
come and sit on the wall around our house- kind of like an amphitheater or something- and while we played they'd 
be talking and commenting to each other on what we were doing. For a while they threw rocks, which was really 
bad because we were afraid to go out of the house. Then they started shooting rubber bands... I shot them back," 
she explained with a slight smile. "I was kind of a bad kid." However, Tabitha reached a turning point around the 
age of thirteen. As the Islamic culture began to make more sense, she realized that the people who were mistreat- 
ing her had no concept of a loving God. Rather than hold them to a standard of behavior that they didn't even 
know existed, she decided to demonstrate what she longed for. "I realized I'd have to get out there and get on their 
level so they can see that there's a different way to be human. That was when I started learning their language and 
began to know the people in my town," she said. Eventually she became so fluent in Hausa, the ubiquitous national 
language, that she worked as a translator in a hospital. 

For someone who had been interested in medicine since a young age, working in the hospital was a special 
treat. "Anywhere the doctor went, I went," she said. "I got to see way more than most non-medical personnel get to 
see." Tabitha traces her desire to serve in medicine to an encounter she had at age four with a little Fulani girl who 
had been bitten by a snake. She received poor medical treatment and suffered through the gangrene before the 
her leg was amputated. "I looked at her eyes, and the only way I can describe them is someone who's been in a 
horror movie or something," she remembered. "I'm going into medicine because I cannot get away from the fact 
that there are children all over the world who should not have to have that look in their eyes." 

When Tabitha was eighteen, her parents moved back to the United States so she could go to college. After 
a year spent "learning to be an American, "she enrolled at Trinity International University in Chicago. Having fi- 
nally acclimated herself to African culture, it was a tough transition for her. "I didn't understand American slang. 
One time, we were talking about pirate treasure, and I started referring to it as booty- everyone cracked up every 
time I said something." Tabitha found herself feeling superior to her classmates, preferring to spend time with her 
family. She explained, "My response to the transition was this Christian narcissism, where you convince yourself 
that God has somehow made you special. At the end of that year God broke through a lot of things for me. He was 
like, 'You are not special because of yourself, you are only special because you know me, and you need to know 
other people.'" Feeling led to apply for a position as an RA, Tabitha spent the next year building relationships with 
people and forming genuine friendships. She felt God calling her to nursing at the end of her sophomore year, and 
consequently transferred to Olivet. A senior this year, she has a dream of working with orphans or children who 
have been hurt in life. 

"I'm just excited to live," Tabitha said. "I used to be so afraid of life; I was so afraid of everything because I felt 
like I had to earn God, and I had to earn my right to be recognized by other people. I think this whole process of 
coming to know that God wants to know us- and that's the only thing that makes us important- has really freed me 
to enjoy living." 

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Like a scrambled rubix cube with a multitude of faces and colors, Melinda Jones has many dif- 
ferent sides that all combine to make her unique. At first glance, one might notice her curly brown 
hair, room-brightening smile, or staple boots. It might be discernable from a book she's carrying or a 
conversation she's having, that she's dietetics major or passionate about helping others. However, a' 
cursory judgment is hardly sufficient. 

"I think that people get the wrong idea about me sometimes," she said, her slight southern twang 
leaking through. "There's just too much stuff put on outward appearance." Having grown up on a 
farm in southern Illinois, Melinda finds rural areas energizing. "In the summer, I just go outside- I'll be 
like, 'Mom and dad, if I'm not in my room, it's because I'm outside.' I will literally just take a sleeping 
bag outside in the field and just sleep!" she said. An avid hunter, fisher, dirt biker, cattle-raiser and : 
camper, Melinda considers life in the country much richer than life in the city. "The interaction and 
fellowship you have with outdoor activities is just so much more special," she said. 

Unafraid to strike out on her own, Melinda loves to hunt. "I do bow and shotgun," she said. "I 
haven't gotten a big trophy buck yet. I'm not one of those people who will just shoot every deer that ; 
walks by. If you don't let the bucks get bigger, you're never going to kill a big buck." However, as | 
every good hunter understands, there's more to it than just shooting a deer. "Even if you don't get a 
deer, I just love the experience," she said. "I love seeing the sunrise- it's just so peaceful; it's a great 
time to pray. Sometimes I bring my Bible out there." 

Melinda's spirit also shines through in her work. Interested particularly in diabetes education, she 
worked at a hospital this summer and found teaching the patients one on one about food choices 
incredibly rewarding. While she considered studying the nutrition side of feed for cattle, her heart is 
with people, "i love telling stories and making people laugh. I really do deeply care for others and 
what's going on in their lives and how I can help them or be an encouragement to them," she said. 
This is displayed particularly well through her volunteer work with Olivet's Prison Ministry, which | 
sends college students to visit inmates. "They're just people, you've got to remind yourself that," she^ 
explained. "Everyone makes mistakes." j 

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Sometimes she wishes that same understanding attitude would be extended to her. "People teas' 
me about my boots all the time," she said. "I think people get this idea in their head that girls have | 
to be girly, and that doing these activities is more manly, but I don't think that's true at all. I think as 
women, we are called to be feminine, not girly." While she enjoys looking nice and getting cleaned 
up, Melinda feels that many girls miss out on life because they're so focused on impressing people 
outwardly "If you look at women in the Bible, most of them are not girly; they were tough women! But 
they were feminine and knew how to compose themselves in a way that was of womanly character. If 
you look at the Proverbs 31 woman, she was a tough gal! But she still look care of herself outwardly 
and she was a servant and possessed all the womanly qualities," Melinda explained. 

Adventurous and confident in herself, Melinda is the type of person who frees others from their 
self-consciousness just by being very much herself in deeper ways than a glance would reveal. "I 
don't really care what they say, because I'm not going to change. That's just the way I am," she said 
with a smile. 

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"If I had to pick a film score to compare myself with, it would probably be How to Train Your Drag- 
on' Ben Cherney said. "It's fun but chill and it's slightly spastic at times, but it's epic!" One of those 
rare humans with genuine artistic genius, Ben thinks in music. 

"I was really musical growing up. I just loved music, and I loved writing," he explained. "I could 
hear a lot of stuff just naturally." Unlike so many kids forced to take piano lessons, Ben mentions the 
music lessons he took growing up were more like punctuation to his natural gift. "I played by ear ba- 
sically since I could get up to a piano," he said. Currently studying music composition, piano, and 
voice, Ben's time at Olivet is helping him to train his talent. "There's a lot of stuff that I hear and I'd lovt 
to be able to do; it's just sort of like floating around in my head, like a really cool jazz piano- but I can' 
actually get that out of my hands yet," he said. 

Ben takes classes in a range of areas, including music theory, jazz, instruments, and musicianshipl 
which involves being able to read and produce what's en a page, or hear music and know how it look| 
written down. He particularly appreciates the professors at Olivet. "They're excellent at what they do, 
but they're also committed to Christ," he said. "That shows up in their classrooms. They care about 
each of the students on a very personal level." 

One of Ben's favorite things to experience in music is collective growth. "There's just that joy in put| 
ting together a group effort that comes out really well, and it just makes it that much better," he said. 
"There's a process of blending that happens where the music just gets tighter, to the point where at 
the end of the year, Dr. Bell will start some songs and walk away, because we're listening and acting 
as a group." He also loves the community that the Orpheus choir in particular creates, as sixty-six 
people from different backgrounds learn to create art together. "In the end we really are a family- it's 
so great," he said. 

Though Ben clearly belongs at Olivet, he didn't know it for a long time. After a fruitless search for 
a Christian liberal arts college with a music composition major, he finally surrendered his frustrations 
to God during his senior year of high school. "Like a week later, Olivet called me," he related. Thoughl 
he had never heard of the school, or even the Nazarene denomination. Olivet explained that they had 
received his test scores- which he never sent- and had a scholarship package to offer him. "I came ol 
my campus visit and fell in love with the campus," he said. "It was definitely a huge answer to prayer. '| 

While Ben is not certain what the future holds for him, he's trusting that God will continue to mold 
paths for him to take. In the meantime, he's preparing by making his impact at Olivet through singing 
in Orpheus, composing for events such as the Composer's Concert- which debuted a rock symphon; 
he wrote this year- and running sound for the Olivetians. "At this point, going through my degree and 
studying and doing my best in multiple areas," he explained, "is just preparing for whatever God will 
have for me." 



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For some people leadership is a learned quality. For others, like Scott Ellis, it is an inborn 
trait. A sophomore political science major, he recalls a debate in fifth grade during which his 
teacher told him he should be a politician. "It sparked an interest," he explained. Actively in- 
volved in campus life, Scott believes that college is what you make it. He participates in almost 
all intramural sports, and regularly attends Capitol Hill Gang meetings. "I go there and I usu- 
ally just shut my mouth and listen, because there are so many people who just know so much 
more than me who I want to learn from," he said. Scott relishes the opportunity to be surrounde 
by others also actively pursuing knowledge. He also is an avid supporter of the various sports 
teams on campus, which probably has something to do with his competitive streak. "I make 
competitions up in my head, like if somebody's walking behind me, and they're catching up, I' 
start walking faster," he said. 

Scott channels his competitiveness into cheering for both the men and women's basketball 
teams. "My cousin is on the girls' team, and my roommate is on the guys' team," he said. "I wis 
I could change students' spirit when it comes to sporting events." Scott finds it frustrating to 
watch nationally-ranked teams succeed, but go unnoticed by the student body To counteract 
that, he and his friends have formed a cheering section for the basketball games that they call 
"Ellis Island." Scott also has the job of being Toby the Tiger, which provides him with a front rovfl 
seat to many different games. "I just wish more students would show up and pack the gymna- 
sium, especially on Saturdays," he said. 

As Toby, Scott gets an opportunity to foster school spirit. "My RA last year taught me some 
dance moves, and I usually try to bring candy," he said. While jumping around in a tiger suit 
might seem easy, every job has its challenges. Temperature regulation inside Toby is difficult, 
and kids often get the wrong idea about him. "The women's soccer games are notorious for littl 
kids attacking Toby," Scott said. "I always try to make sure there's a second person with me, 
because there's normally just a pack of like eight kids that think you're a big toy. Kids will chas^' 
you the whole game, pull your tail and stuff." 

However, in Scott's mind that is a small price to pay if Toby helps students to get motivated. 
A natural at finding ways to get people engaged and involved, he especially enjoys new group 
in which no one knows one another. "I don't like when people are just lollygagging or not really 
knowing what to do, just sitting around," he said. "I try to go out of my way to talk to people, ge 
to know people, include people -whether or not that's an awkward moment for you," he joked. 



Scott enjoys professors that mirror his passion in their teaching style, explaining how many 
of his classes watch documentaries or have rousing discussions. "I'm at my best when I'm en- 
ergetic and having fun," he explained. Whether he's partying it up as a giant tiger or debating, 
Scott's inner drive bubbles over to inspire others to action. 



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If Hannah Taylor had a recipe for life, it would probably include a big dose of family, a 
few cups of love for kids, a sprinkling of poise, and a shake of vivacity. 

Coming from a family of teachers, Hannah is eagerly anticipating getting her degree in 
Elementary Education and a job teaching first grade someday. She has minors in Music ai^ 
Spanish, with hopes of one day teaching in the inner city. "I'd like to start an after school 
program for music so the kids have an outlet," Hannah said. While she was active in every 
thing from sports to show choir in high school, music filled a certain niche for her that noth 
ing else could. "I know kids in the inner city are looking for something productive to do, an 
it seems like a good way to express that," she said. 

Hannah is involved with Chrysalis, our all-women choir, and Proclamation Gospel Choir 
One of her favorite moments of this year was when gospel choir had the opportunity to sim 
with the Gaithers during Homecoming. "It was unbelievably real," she said, beaming. "I 
grew up listening to the Gaithers. We actually got to meet Bill Gaither. For being old, he is 
so great!" Music is more than just a personal experience for Hannah; it's a tool to unite ind 
viduals in creative expression. "I love kids and I love singing, and music just a good way t( 
bring people together," she said. Her biggest dream in life is to lead the African Children's 
Choir. When she was in fourth grade the group came to her church, and four of the little gi 
in the choir stayed at her house. "My heart has been with them ever since," Hannah relatei 
"That's why I chose music 

Hannah indeed has a big heart, and it is very much focused on God. Although she lov^ 
the faith challenge that the atmosphere at Olivet presents to her, she's leaning towards 
working in a public school someday. "I think I would be a bigger influence on a group that 
didn't know the Lord," she explained. "A big thing that I learned from my sister, who is alsd 
a teacher, is that they need to know that I'm different; they don't need to know why I'm diffq 
ent. When they ask me questions, then I'll tell them- and it'll be a good day. 

As a Resident Assistant on campus, she appreciates her friends who hold her account- 
able for having pure actions. "I went to a public high school, and I only had a few friends 
who were really solid in their faith," she said. "I feel like I am continually challenged at Olivj 
with it being a Christian school. My roommates challenge me all the time." 

Overall, Hannah brackets everything she does with love, whether it's her relationships 
with the residents in her apartment building, her friendship with her parents, or her service 
to kids. The secret ingredient in her recipe is also the source of her strength: "The Lord is 
faithful," she said with confidence, "and you don't have to be afraid." 



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Quite a few students at Olivet are familiar with the Shepherd Community Center in In- 
dianapolis. With a focus on inner-city ministry, Shepherd is frequented by religion students 
doing summer internships and MIA short term missions trips. None, however, know it quite 
as thoroughly as freshman Jenna Height. 

"My dad runs Shepherd, so we live like five minutes away," she explained. Having 
lived there since she was two, Jenna- along with her older brother Jeremy, also an Olivet 
student- has grown up helping out around the center, doing everything from gardening, 
cleaning, running the Christmas shop, and helping with the kids in the afterschool and day 
camp programs. 

Working towards a degree in Early Childhood Education, Jenna has a passion for kids. 
"I've just always grown up around them," she said. "I feel like I work better with kids- 1 
couldn't see myself as a middle school or high school teacher. Kids say whatever's on their! 
mind. They're just honest." She hopes to someday run or work with an orphanage, possibly! 
overseas. 

Being the daughter of a pastor has its perks. Jenna was raised surrounded not only by 
her parent's love, but an entire network of support. "It's a lot of fun because I get to go to 
different churches and I've met a lot of people," she explained. While she would sometimes 
get picked on for being the pastor's kid or feel pressured to have the Bible memorized, 
overall Jenna appreciates the experience. "I loved growing up in a Christian home; it was 
always nice to have my parent's support," she said. "I don't think I'd be where 1 am today 
without their support." 

An avid reader and shoe shopper, Jenna has found friends in the dorm that helped make 
the transition to college easier. "It was hard coming here, but having them makes it easier," 
she said. She's been considering, along with a few friends from back home who attend 
Olivet, getting back into a favorite activity: playing the steel drums. "They look like bowl 
shaped metal pans," she said. "There are six different types, and about fifteen or twenty 
people in a group play them." Jenna played the tenor drum for three years of high school 
with her church, traveling around to other churches and her high school. "We had gigs!" 
she said with a laugh. 



Jenna's background is beginning to bloom into a bountiful predilection to serve. "I love 
working with kids," she said, "so I think it would be so fun to run a good Christian environ- 
ment someday." 



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When Brody Stewart speaks, he is careful to say what he means. He searches for the right 
word for everything, and does a mental double check of any date or time that he offers, to en- 
sure its veracity. Precision is one of his gifts, and he's going to need it: he wants to be the per- 
son in charge of your heart. 



"In seventh grade I went and saw some procedures by a cardiologist, and ever since then 
I've wanted to do that," he explains. "I have always kind of been interested in being a doctor, s| 
they set up a procedure where I could go see it. They took this hollow wire, basically, and put i 
up and under the rib cage, into the vein, then sent a stint up on the wire, and then inflated and 
opened the vein, because it had collapsed." Among the different areas of cardiology, Brody 
hopes to specialize in open-heart surgery. 

For now, he's studying Biology. He discusses classes that would make Bachelor of Arts 
majors quake in their boots with a quiet confidence, mentioning organic chemistry like it's 
no big deal. He enjoys learning, and is looking forward to anatomy. "They dissect cadavers, 
which is pretty cool," he said. 

A freshman at Olivet this year, Brody is the type of kid who had a good eal of freedom at 
home having earned his parent's trust. "At home, my parents weren't really worried about me 
doing anything I wasn't supposed to, you just kind of knew where the boundaries were," he 
explained. He enjoys the social community at Olivet, however. "Everybody is easy to talk to," 
he said. He has the added benefit of a built in friend, too- his older brother, Caleb, who also 
attends ONU. Since Caleb is also a biology major, Brody has been able to get advice from his 
brother on various classes and teachers that await him in the future. 

Already quite an accomplished traveler, Brody can see himself working in Africa someday 
as a doctor and doing missions work. He attended Dr. Ben Carson's talk on campus this fall 
and particularly appreciated hearing about his medical service overseas. Brody has traveled t 
Florida and Canada on fishing trips. "My dad's relatives took us fishing for dolphin in Florida," 
he said. Dolphin? "Dolphin fish. It's called the Mahi Mahi; it's a colorful fish that tastes good." 

He has also been to England and Ireland. Brody's grandfather lived in Ireland for a few 
years, so he traveled there with his two brothers, his Dad, and his grandfather to visit old co- 
workers. "I'd like to travel more," he said. "All different places in Europe- Florence, Venice, 
Rome, and maybe the Amazon in South America. It's ridiculous and it's huge." There is now 
about that Brody's future travels will be experienced with the same meticulous attention, which 
he dedicates to every part of his life. i 

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"Go after a life of love as if your life depended on it - because it does. Give yourselves to the 
gifts God gives you. Most of all, try to proclaim his truth." (2 Corinthians 14:1) Jacob Schmidt lives out 
his life as if this verse were addressed specifically from Paul to him. A leader on campus in both Stu- 
dents in Free Enterprise (SIFE) and Lifesong, Jacob leaves a trail of cookie crumbs to his Creator. 

Dr. Lynda Allen, the business professor who advises SIFE, explained his secret: "I've seen evi- 
dence of Jacob's faith in all of his activities. Obviously it is evident as he leads worship, but beyond tha 
Jacob demonstrates his faith in his every day walk. He leads with Christ-likeness." 

Jacob credits Olivet for refining him over the past four years. "They recognize that not all the 
students are going to come in as solid Christians, but they want to make sure that these students hav 
the environment to become that way by the time they graduate," he said. "Coming into college, I rec 
ognized that you have to claim your faith for your own, and they definitely strengthened me in that. I 
believe that Olivet as a whole has prepared me to be different from what the world would expect me to 
be," he said. 

Graduating in May and starting a new job in July, Jacob is ready to embody his faith outside of 
the safe environment at Olivet. "I have a huge thing about not drinking alcohol," he explained, "and om 
of the things that my future boss mentioned was that as a part of the program I'm going to be in they'n 
going to teach you a few things to do to get to know clients better. One of them was navigating a wine 
list when you go and have dinner with clients." He looked serious as he continued, "It will be interestin 
to see just how things work out with that, and I make a stand for something I believe in." 

The challenge shouldn't come as much of a change for Jacob. Whether he's refereeing an intra- 
mural game, playing soccer, leading worship, or presenting for SIFE, Jacob's undertakings consistenti 
substantiate his convictions. "I'm excited to see where God leads Jacob," said Allen. "He is so smart 
and has so many diverse gifts. I know that the future holds amazing things for Jacob as he continues t 
follow after God." 

Jacob has used his gifts well at Olivet. As one of three directors for Lifesong, he is in charge of 
auditioning members, scheduling concerts for his group, and planning a retreat at the beginning of the 
year. It's a role that feels natural to him now, having been traveling with Lifesong since he was a fresh- 
man. "Most of the time when we travel, we stay at host homes," he said. "The best part is getting to || 
know those families- finding out about the history of their church as well as their own personal history.' 



His leadership ability is rivaled only by his piano skills, both of which he implements in Lifesong 
"I spotted Jacob playing the piano his freshman year and just loved his energy and spirit. He obviously 
loves what he does," said Jennifer McClellan, Spiritual Life Advisor. "He plays 'happy' and he worships 
sincerely." 

Words like happy, sincere, and obvious are all cookie crumbs that follow Jacob. As McClellan 
summed it up, "I've seen evidence of his faith in his desire to serve Him with excellence." 



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If you have a twitter account, you have probably seen this hash tag most Wednesday and Thursday mornings on 1 
your friends' tweets about how much or how little they are enjoying the chapel service. This year's chapel speakers spoke 
on the theme of hands and habits, and emphasized how we as Christians need to be the hands and feet of Jesus to the 
world. A few of the most memorable speakers this year were Jon Acuff, Dr. Jim Diehl, and Tony Campolo. 

Jon Acuff had the entire crowd laughing with his story telling abilities about prayer "shot blocks" and the "deep V- 
neck syndrome." Moreover, he emphasized that we should do what God has shaped us to do rather than what is expectec 
from our parents, teachers, and peers. He also spoke about how we should not live our lives as "booty, God, booty," or 
slipping Jesus into our lives whenever it is convenient for us. He spent time calling the students to live their spiritual lives 
out for more than just Sunday morning church with a return to their secular lives the rest of the week. 

Dr. Jim Diehl shared a personal story of God's healing in his life and called attention to the fact that "God is greate 
than fill in the blank." Through the story of the prophet Elijah and the words of Dr. Diehl students were reminded that even 
though we say yes to God, bad things will still happen. But that is not the end of the story. God will provide a way out of 
those situations even if it does not sound as nice. Diehl stated that, "Where God wants you is the right place at the right 
time no matter where it is." 

Tony Campolo inspired us to live our lives completely and totally for Christ. He encouraged us to get jobs that will 
change the world. He persuaded us to be more than just "Christian up to a point." Using humorous stories as well as pow- 
erful inspirational tales, Campolo spoke and moved students towards doing more things that would live on after they are 
dead. Finally, a story of a homeless man inspired us to do to the least of these what we would do to Jesus. "If God gives 
you something good, you ought to share it with people," stated Campolo. 



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Ian Morley prays as students are conning 
into cliapel. (s) 

Students come in and find their cliapel 

seats and anticipate wlio is going to be 
speaking and wliat message the Lord is 
going to reveal to them, (s) 

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their lives in a pattern of slipping Jesus into 
their otherwise secular lives, or as Acuff 
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Students lift their hands and hearts in praise and 

worship, (s 

Chaplain IVIark Holcomb leads a prayer as many 
students have feels led to pray at the altar, (s) 

Dr. Jim Diehl brings a story of God turning hurtful 
things from your life into a personal victory for the 
Lord, (s) 

Tony Campolo inspires the Olivet community with 
his words about becoming a people who create 
disciples, (s) 

Students gather at the altar to pray and bring their 
needs to God. (s) 




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This fall, Dr. Corey MacPherson, Chaplain of Eastern Nazarene College, led revival with humor and great 
truth for all who participated. 






Though many students were shocked at the use of a U2 song during Chapel, MacPherson played "40" which 
spoke to our broken hearts that God is redemption and through Him we are given a new life and a new song 
to sing. MacPherson taught us that in doing the little things now, we are prepared to be faithful in our lives and 
ministries with the big things. We are to hold onto our dreams "even when the dream killers come and try to takel 
them away." 

Many students who had never heard the story of the jailer told in such a touching way were called to the alter 
to be set free of their captivity on Tuesday night. MacPherson then taught a "buckshot sermon" on Wednesday, 
giving some profound truths like finishing strong in order to leave things better than when you got to them and 
that God's will for our lives is to imitate Christ. 

Students left revived and refreshed, ready to face the semester ahead of them with the calling that God had 
placed on their heart, all while holding on to the most important point made by MacPherson, De A Nu, which 
means God is enough. 

-Allyson Vrabel 

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service in Centennial Chapel, (s) 



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General Superintendent J.K. Warrick talks 
to the congregation about how we all have 
dreams through God, and even though 
Satan is the dream killer we need to hold on 
and not let go. (s) 

Students let the Holy Spirit work through 
them after an altar call by Warrick in the 
Tuesday night service, (s) 



General Superintendent Dr. J.K. Warrick led us this past win- 
ter in an amazing revival that changed the lives of many students. 

On Monday, we were reminded that we all have dreams, God 
is in control of our plans, and that we are called to have a Holy 
Confidence as we see in Philippians. On Tuesday, Dr. Warrick 
reminded us that we are "the furthest we will ever be from home," 
implying that we have to leave behind past comforts to follow Je- 
sus and yield our life to him. When we do this, Warrick states that 
we then "let the mind be in us that was in Christ Jesus." 

Wednesday's service ended with what we are to do after we 
are transformed by Jesus, which is to be disciples and pilgrims 
for Jesus. Dr. Warrick concluded with a final remark that "God 
makes all things work out for our good" as a reminder to follow 
the dreams we have in Jesus, turning to Him to be washed white 
as snow and then fulfilling His will in our lives. 

Students were able to relate to Dr. Warrick's language and 
break down walls and barriers that limited their spiritual life. Ju- 
nior Josh Sutton explained, "Revival this winter was really awe- 
some. Dr. J.K. Warhck was able to speak the truth to us and the 
Spirit really moved among the student body." 

-Allyson Vrabel 




Each night the students gathered into Col- 
lege Church, and despite the tight fit the Holy 
Spirit was able to move in the lives of students, 
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call, supporting her in her decisions and lettir 
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The Spiritual Life Council is a group of students that are involved with spiritual growth, ministries and 
events on campus. The Spiritual Life Council oversees the thirteen different ministries that our school sponsors. 
Each ministry meets weekly, putting on at least one big event per semester. The council members were selectee 
through an application and interview process. Each leader has a passion for what they are doing, as evidenced 
by the time and dedication put into their ministry. 

The Spiritual Life members assist in every way possible to pull of events, from 24 Hour Prayer, the Festi- 
val of Ministries and Give Your Life Away Week. 

Vice President for Spiritual Life Ian Morley has assisted all the ministries that the council oversees. He also lead 
meetings, and meets with the class Chaplains. "The Spiritual Life Council are the best people in the world and I 
respect each and every one of them," said Morley. 

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Victoria Hall, Selina Gaines, and Jordan Hedgetake 
decorates cookies at the Christmas party, (ap) 

Jacob Schmidt sings and playes the piano at the 

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Prayer Warriors gather at Kelly Prayer Chapel for 24-Hour 
Prayer, (ap) 

an Morley preaches on the birth of Christ (ap) 

Students enjoy hot chocolate and good conversation, while 
getting to know new people at the Olivetians For Life Christmas 
gathering, (ap) 

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ephant gift exchange, (s) 



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Best Buddies is a global volunteer movement which initiates 
friendships with people with both intellectual and development dis- 
abilities. There are two levels of involvement within Best Buddies. A 
college buddy commits to a one-on-one friendship, which involves a 
monthly visit and weekly contact. An associate buddy floats around at 
group events and socializes with all the buddies. 

"Best Buddies gives our buddies the opportunity to interact with 
individuals and participate in activities that they might not have been 
able to be a part of if not for this ministry," explained leader Emma 
Reutter. Some highlights from this year were the Halloween party, 
"Buddy Ball" Christmas party, bowling, Valentine's Day party, and 
friendship walk. The group aims to have about one event each month. 

"The joy expressed on their faces every time we see them is by 
far what I find most enjoyable about Best Buddies," said Reutter. 



Jenna Engelsen and her buddy have a blast together 
shooting hoops at the buddies' meet and greet, (s) 

Emma Reutter and her buddy enjoy sweet snacks at the 
annual Halloween party (s) 

Maggie Shenl< has fun playing games and coloring pic- 
tures at the Best Buddies event, (s) 




A group of Olivet students and their buddies gather 
around the campfire and sing worship songs together, 
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Girls from Compassionate ministries take time to 
make Christmas cards for Olivet staff (s) 

The Compassionate Ministries group gathers 
for a quick photo before going trick-or- treat- 
ing for canned goods, (s) 



Compassionate Ministries is for students wino want to get involved in ministry, but cannot find time to go 
D weekly meetings and events. The purpose of Compassionate Ministries is to show God's love through acts 
f service and show others that God cares about them. The group does service projects in the community, runs 
od drives, and participates in the "Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat program." The group is involved in larger 
rejects such as the Crop Walk and Pro Life Walk, events that raise money for good causes. 

The favorite project was the "Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat," where students went out into the com- 
lunity and collected canned foods throughout the local neighborhoods on Halloween. The food they collected 
/as given to the Center of Hope where the food was passed out to needy families. The students love it be- 
ause they get dressed up just like the kids on Halloween all for a great cause. 

Katelyn Holmer, a member of Compassionate Ministries said," I enjoy the opportunity to meet new peo- 
le on campus and get to know a variety of people from different majors. It is a blessing to be a part of spiritual 
fe and have a support system." 

-Jessica Morey 




Jordan Saunders and Jorgie Hoffrage 
enjoy decorating cookies together (s) 

Michael Gorski dishes rice onto the 
plates of Krispy Kreme doughnuts 

during "Give Your Life Away" week. The 
doughnuts and rice illustrate the differ- 
ence in what we eat for breakfast com- 
pared to what people across the world 
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Proverbs 19:17 says, "He who is kind to tine poor lends to tiie Lord, 
and He will reward him for what he has done" (NIV). Disciplers is a ministry 
group on campus that travels to Hopkins Park, IL, twice a week to assist 
the Bible Witness Camp with their AWANA program. Danielle Bolander 
reminds students, "This area is one of the poorest in the country, and there 
is a community that is hurting and could use our help." 

Disciplers ministers to both older and younger children. There are 
kids from kindergarten through 8* grade attending the AWANA program 
"The Bible Witness Camp is a safe place in a world of fear and violence 
where these kids can come. We teach them about God and the Bible and 
give them a chance to learn things that may be out of their reach other- 
wise. These children just need some love and support that many of them 
do not find at home," states Bolander. 

The purpose of Disciplers is to ultimately spread God's love and the 
gospel to the children in Hopkins Park. Bolander affirms that those in- 
volved strive to be good role models for these kids and to create caring 
relationships with young students. Disciplers is a ministry that makes a 
positive impact on young students. Serving these children is a great joy to 
all involved. 




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Bauer watch the children play games in the gym- 
nasium at Bible Witness Camp, (s) 

Danielle Bolander guides a girl while she swings 
along the monkey bars, (s) 



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Disciplers get ready to leave for a night of educating children at Bible Wit- 
ness Camp in Hopkins Park, (cl) 




Jryan Stevens enjoys building relation- 
lips with thie residents at the Provena 
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Allyssa Paulsen and Erin Taylor visit witfi 
their friend Ingrid. (cl) 



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the residents, (cl) 



Hanging out with the elderly at Provena Our Lady of Victory Senior Living Center may not be everyone's idea of a 
/ay to have fun in Bourbonnais, but a select group of students in the Evangels ministry think that it is actually a great 
lime. "It's an awesome opportunity to minister to an under-served group of people," said senior Martha Harrouff. "Each 
lind every time I go, I am blessed beyond words at the joy I see on their faces when they remember that it is the day 
|hey get to see us." 

Providing joy for the residents is a significant aspect for all of the students involved, but they also receive quite a 
lew joyful moments themselves. "The mission of Evangels is to bring a light into a dark place; to bring joy in to the many 
Ivonderful lives at the nursing home. What's amazing is that although we are ministering to the residents, they teach us 
|iO much!" stated senior Elizabeth White. 

White emphasized that her reason to participate in Evangels is because, "It is important that none of God's loved 
^;reation is ignored. The people at the nursing home are wonderful people who long for love and attention. They are 
iur history and we can learn so much from them." Harrouff concluded that Evangels strives to show Christ's love to the 
[jlderly. "This population is often forgotten, especially by the younger generation, and is lonely. By devoting a little of our, 
ime each week, we are able to bless their lives and also ours in the process." 

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes is dedicated to fellowship with 
students and the group is primarily focused on two things: God and 
sports. Though the name of this club may make you think that it is only 
for Christian athletes, the club and its members are more focused on 
having a group of members passionate about God and play or enjoy 
watching sports. FCA meets every Tuesday in the warming house for 
games, worship, a message, and food. Cassie Brainard, a member of 
FCA's leadership team, states, "we want our members to grow in fel- 
lowship and discipleship, use their gifts for Christ, and have a blast!" 



Chelsea Hays, Josue Sanchez, and Tim 
Thomas are all members of the tennis teams 

and enjoy attending FCA each week, (s 



FCA meets to pray together as a group about things going on both 
on campus and in individual club members' lives. Throughout the year 
FCA puts on several events ranging from a Super bowl party to holi- 
day parties to coach appreciation meals to even Olympic challenges. 
They have also teamed up with S.O.S to serve the homeless in the 
past as well. Members of the club who are involved in sports can 
generally be found leading prayers, devotionals, or worship services 
before games or matches to help team members be reminded to give 
praise to God for their talent and to be slow to anger when things do 
not go quite as practiced. 

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soccer team attend the 
FCA Christmas party 

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spending time with 
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IHouse. Meetings contain time for worship, food, and games, (s) 



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Members of Habitat for Humanity set up a booth 

at a home football game to show their service in 
the Kankakee community, (s) 

An award ceremony was held in March at the 
Warming House, honoring the organization in 
Kankakee County, (s) 

Mark Lynn speaks at the Habitat for Humanity cer- 
emony where a received on behalf of the Kanka- 
kee and Olivet chapter, (s) 

Olivet students and faculty signed a model house, 
showing their support of the organization, (s) 

This year, Habitat for Humanity has become an integral part of campus life as students internalized the 
hhapel theme "hands." Over the course of the last three years, the club has helped with four different houses, 
pith a fifth house beginning during the spring semester. Students have helped to build and place the walls of 
|:he houses, as well as lay grass and plant flowers. 

Striving to fulfill their mission of being co-workers rather than charity. Habitat built the fourth house in part- 
liership with the Lockwood family. "I was so happy to see the family move into their new home. They worked 
parder than anyone to build the house, and I can't think of anyone who would deserve the house more than 
:hey do," said Junior Mark Lynn, a club co-leader. 

To help promote Habitat for Humanity, members sold neon bracelets and shirts with the slogan, "It's Ham 
lerTime!" and a picture of Dr. Bowling holding crossed hammers. Endorsed and promoted by Dr. Bowling 
himself, he showed his support by signing t-shirts. The money raised was given to the Kankakee County 
(3hapter of Habitat for Humanity to help build the next house for a family in need. 

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The area surrounding Olivet is populated by many different churches, each 
with a unique feel and draw. Sophomore Kerrielle Davis attends First Assem- 
bly Church of God, which is about a fifteen minute drive from campus. She 
feels the extra time to get to church is worth it. "It's very free; you can feel the 
Spirit is there. There are not a lot of younger people, but the older people are 
very friendly." 

Becca Reed also makes the drive for a church that feels like home, choos- 
ing to attend Kankakee First Church during the school year. "I like it because 
it's really welcoming, there's a homey feeling," she said. Junior Melinda Mor- 
gan attends Westbrook Church of the Nazarene. "I like that the Sunday school 
classes are really small groups," she said. 

Quite a few students also attend College Church, and some choose deeper 
involvement than just Sunday morning attendance. Kyle Shaughnessy and Joy 
MacDonald are both interns with the junior high ministry. "I saw itin the bulletin 
the first week of my freshman year," Kyle said. "God told me that this is what 
I needed to do. The thing I've enjoyed most is watching the boys in my small 
group mature in multiple ways over the past three years." "The most rewarding 
part is knowing that I am making a difference in the lives of girls for years to 
come," MacDonald reported. 

No matter what the name of the church. Olivet students have found Chris- 
tian homes that fit each of their individual needs. 

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Freshman Jacob Friesen leads worship during Parlor. 

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Students participate in powerful worship during 
Wednesday night Parlor at College Church (kb) 

Olivet Students help lead the Wednesday evening kids' 

program at College Church, (kb) 

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summer camp retreat, (s) 

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Lifesong is an outbound ministry group that focuses on providing quality worship and outreach 
or churches. The group helps churches with special services throughout the region. Through their 
Tiusic, Lifesong performs worship for congregations and youth groups while setting an example of 
3hrist in our daily lives. 

Students from all four classes representing many majors make up Lifesong. Jonathan Burkey and 
Jennifer McClellen are the leaders and mentors. 

Lifesong is a wonderful opportunity for students to lead worship and experience the Lord's work 
n the lives of others as well as their own. Lifesong is filled with dedicated students who do not al- ci,^!. 

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New York. Honduras. Thailand. Haiti. Tiiis is just a sampling of the places Olivet allows students to travel 
to through Missions in Action. Senior Emily Hay went to Haiti with MIA and gained a new perspective. She ex- 
plained, "It was so awesome to see so many Haitians that have so much hope. I will always remember the ser- 
vice when the preacher talked about the story of Abraham and Isaac." 

Ainsley Stebbins, a sophomore, experienced the life-changing impact of MIA while in New York City. "They 
told us they like to call their organization TC,' which stands not only for Teen Challenge but also for Things 
Change,' and boy did things change while we were there! I know God taught me through this experience to be 
not so rigid in my life. Things change. I've got to learn to adjust." 

Junior Kelsey McNulty gave and received love through the ministry of an orphanage in Honduras. "Our 
friends in Honduras are such loving people! I will never forget my first day at the orphanage when we barely had 
enough time to hop out of the back of the pick-up truck before all of the kids rushed at us and hugged us!" 

Missions in Action not only plays a huge part around the world, but in the hearts and minds of the individuals 
involved in its ministry. 

-Elizabeth Cook 




Ashley McGuire and Tania Stott do devotionals and play 

games with a their IVIIA group in Haiti, (s) 

Cassidy Lancaster bonds with locals in Honduras over 
spring breal<. (s) 



Emily Hay, Christina Fiehn, and Jerenny Height see the impact clean 
water has on the Haitian community Olivet raised money to create 
clean water wells for the Haitian people after the devastating earth- 
quake, (s) 



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earhquake in 2010. (s) 

Ashley McGuire paints the outside of a churcli with help from Haitians (s) 
Marcie Thompson plays with an orphan girl in Honduras, (s) 




Students on the Haiti trip clean and rebuild part of a church that was 
destroyed, (s) 



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A new rule has been set in place this year for Mission Possible, our on campus 
prison ministry: every member must now have photo identification passes. 

"Because of this, it has taken our ministry a great deal of time to get started," 
said member Lindsey Tobias. Once the group was able to get on its feet they started .^^ 
planning. One of the events they hope will take place is a Gospel Choir concert for the !|| 
inmates at Jerome Combs Detention Center. 

The rest of the semester they continued to live out their mission of spreading the 
love of Jesus Christ to the men and women in the prison. According to Tobias, "We do j 
this through fellowship and prayer with and for the inmates." 



This is very important because of the environment they live in, which includes 
sharing a cell with multiple people and only being able to read, write, sleep, or talk. 
Women in particular often have trouble keeping in contact with their families. Due to the 
rules, the inmates also cannot get under their blankets after they are done getting ready 
in the morning, despite the cold. 

Tobias said, "I know that the prison system is very cold and harsh in the United 
States, so by bringing the love of Christ to these individuals in the prison system I feel 
that I am bringing light into a dark place. I feel that I have been called to this position." 

-Heather Mead 



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Heart4Missions members gather weekly in 
Burke. 

Cassidy Lancaster and Drew Dennis lead the 
ministry during the spring semester. 

Freshman Sarah Aeschliman draws students 
into Hearts4l\/lissions during "Give Your Life 
Away Week." 



Heart4Missions, a group dedicated to addressing world issues, has grown more this 
year than ever before. "We learn more about each other and grow closer as a group as 
we continue to share and pray for what issues we have a heart for," said Cassidy Lan- 
caster, a co-leader. 

During the first semester, Heart for Missions focused on the persecuted church. 
To raise awareness the club hosted an event called "The Underground," which was a 
meeting to discuss the church in other countries. "During the service, the basement of 

; Chapman was packed and someone from Voice of the Martyrs came and spoke," said 
Lancaster. "Then we broke off into prayer groups for persecuted nations." Each activity 
raises support for missions within the student body. Olivet is filled with people who have 

! first-hand knowledge. They've had other speakers such as McClain RD Samantha Allen, 
who spoke about her World Race experience, and Bob and Yo Artz, who are missionaries 

» in Thailand. 

Lancaster said, "I have had a growing heart for missions since middle school and this 
, ministry has really helped continue to grow that in me... it has made me excited to edu- 
cate others about world issues." 

-Heather Mead 

Michelle Towie, Rebecca Busier, 
and Michelle Booker listen intently 

at the weekly meeting. 

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other's experiences in missions as 
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decisions. Rebecca Hinkley, who co-leads along with Rachel Groters, explained, "We desire to be the voice 
of the unborn. We partner with the local pregnancy center Living Alternatives in their mission to transform and 
save lives." 

The club has about twenty consistent members and has worked this year to increase membership in 
order to raise more awareness. The club puts on an event every month to draw in more members and give 
current members a way to fellowship together. One of the events they put on that had a great turnout was a 
showing of the movie Blood Money. Occuring during "Sanctity of Life week," the goal of the movie was to edu- 
cate students about what is currently happening with abortion in the world today. 

Rachel Groters explains the benefit of being involved for students: "Before I began volunteering at our 
local Christian pregnancy center with Olivetians for Life, I'd always considered myself to be pro-life. But it took 
seeing what's being done there with my own eyes to make me really want to advocate for the right to life. So 
many lives have been changed because of the center's influence, and it's been a privilege to help out in what- 
ever way I can!" 

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mothers are given the right size clothing for their children, (ap) 



Members love getting the opportunity to volunteer at the 

Crisis Pregnancy Center and help mothers to make the right 
decisions and support them through the process, (ap) 

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their support and let them know they are available to help out 
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Ariella Martin, Shelby Vlri Buren, Paige Watton, and Beth Eddy 
make a special bond with each other traveling and working to- 
gether as a team that extends past their performances, (s) 

Maria Anderson and Michael Kirkpatrick practice a skit, perfecting 
it before they act it out in front of an audience. Members take their 
time making sure their performance is meaningful and well thought 
out. (ap) 

Jessa Sturgeon and Maria Anderson enjoy running through a skit 
together during practice. Not only do they present serious skits, 
but members get to be funny and show their humor off during a 
wide variety of skits that Omega puts on. (ap) 




Omega exists to provide a fun and exciting ministry opportunity to reach out to tine districts near 
Olivet. Tiie goal of Omega is to share the gospel through unique and sensational skits. "Omega is a 
chance to give back to God what He has already undeservingly given us. It is a chance to work in a minis- 
try with wonderful people. When you put a team together with a common goal, you're able to do so much 
more than working toward a goal alone. What better reason to work together as a group than to serve our 
God?" said Jessica Plantilla. 

Each year two teams of five students head out with a leader to perform on either Saturday or Sun- 
days during church services. They have also performed in chapel and at Jumpstart for freshmen. Omega 
has teamed up with other clubs such as the Prison Ministry and Urban Children Ministry to perform for a 
variety of audiences. 

Not only do members get a chance to perform all over the region and bring people the gospel in 
exciting ways, they get to build lasting relationships with their team members. Co-leader Brianna Lomas 
states, "The best part about this ministry is the relationships that are created within each team. By the end 
of the year a family has been created and we really look to one another for spiritual guidance and sup- 
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lifting their hands in praise of an awesome God who overcomes all. (cl) 

"If you desire to have an encounter with a very real God weekly, Party 
with Jesus is the place to be. Party with Jesus provides an environment 
that really allows student to experience the Spirit of God in a free way," 
explained freshman Matthew Jones. 

Party with Jesus, most commonly known as PWJ meets every Mon- 
day night in the Warming House to worship together freely. PWJ is the 
only service on campus led entirely by students and provides great music 
for students to pour their hearts out and sing praises to God. Each Mon- 
day time and dedication goes into selecting worship music and a speaker 
to make sure that Party with Jesus is a meaningful experience for the stu- 
dents who come seeking to know God on a more personal level. Fresh- 
men class Chaplain Michael Poff stated, "I like Party with Jesus because 
it is a great time of worship, and I really believe God uses that time to 
make his presence known and to speak to students." During the Advent 
season, Party with Jesus does a special service titled "Party with Baby 
Jesus" where they focus on the incarnation of our Lord and Savior. 

PWJ provides students with a stress free environment where they 
can worship God and connect with other classmates in Christ Jesus on a 
weekly basis. 

- Allyson Vrabel 

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student body that God is love and that we can freely worship Him together (cl) 



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we are able to talk to the Crllaipr of the universe. Through prayer, we can 
give thanks and praise to God^^press needs and requests, and ask for 
forgiveness and guidance. Pray^Warriors, led by Juniors Chad Evans and 
Michelle Booker, have made it th^ goal to pray throughout the week for the 
campus's needs and praises. "-■ 

Junior Cassidy Lancaster explained, "Prayer Warriors is a great time for 
U^o come together and share our burdens and pray for each other, the 
campus, and for events." Every semester the Prayer Warriors put on a 24- 
hour prayer event in Kelly Prayer Chapel, inviting spiritual life groups to host 
an hour, and for all students to come out and participate. The Prayer War- 
riors also get together on Monday nights to pray for the Party with Jesus 
band and for any upcoming events held on campus. On Thursday nights, 
junior Sarah Cook leads the warriors in worship with her guitar as the group 
sits in front of the Kelly Prayer Chapel and prays for each other and for the 
campus. 

The group does a great job at communicating the requests, praises, and 
needs of our campus to a mighty God who is eager to hear from us and 
to provide for us when we rely on Him. The members of Prayer Warriors 
understand the importance of prayer and invite all students to participate in 
this spiritual discipline. 

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"Spread the gospel at all times. When 
necessary, use words," these words from Saint 
Francis characterizes the ministry of Save 
Our Streets. SOS is the homeless ministry on 
campus which goes to the Gift of God Street 
Church in Kankakee and works with Pastor Ed 
Kannape, to minister to the homeless popula- 
tion in our area. 

Junior Tracy Redman has been involved 
with SOS for three years and is very passion- 
ate about the outreach they provide. "SOS is 
relevant to Olivet because we are called to 
serve. Jesus was a poor construction worker 
who hung out with the drunkards and the pros- 
titutes. We need to reach out to those who are 
not saved, not just the people who are," stated 
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in SOS minister to the homeless in Kankakee 
by eating, hanging out, having Bible study and 
fellowship with them. They also minister in Chi- 
cago by handing out lunches and are planning 
on connecting with Emmaus Ministries, which 
helps to get male prostitutes off of the streets in 
Chicago. 

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will not see." Urban Children's Ministry strives to do just that. "We want these children more than anything to feel the love 
of Christ, and one way they are going to feel this is if the relationship between them and their buddy grows," said junior 
Olivia Eaton. "Our mission is to be positive, driving influences in the lives of the children who visit, by loving them, being 
committed to them and by sharing the love of Christ," explained Rebah Seidler. 

On a Wednesday night, those who participate in Urban Children's Ministry play some fun games together, make 
a craft, have a snack, and hear a devotion. "During these times, we encourage the big buddies to share Christ and to be 
Christ to the kids, since many of the children that come do not come from a Christian background," said Eaton. Seidler 
also emphasized that "the biggest goal for the ministry is for the big buddies to be positive influences and lights of Christ 
to their little buddies." Though there is always fun and games, Christ is always at the center. "Urban Children's Ministry 
is about more than just having fun, but sharing Christ with them and showing them what being men and women of God 
really looks like" said Eaton. 

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Karraker knows better. "In order to compete and win in a tournament, you need at least 
four good scores," he explained. "You can't rely on one person like other sports- if only one 
person plays well then the team will never win." 

Made up of nine guys, the Men's Golf team competes in several two-day long tour- 
naments throughout the fall and spring. Each day, every member plays a round of eigh- 
teen holes. After combining each person's two scores together, the four lowest scores on 
the team are found, and the team with the lowest total wins. 

"I like that you yourself are responsible for how you play and you don't have to worry 
about anyone else while you're playing," Tyler said. "However, at the end of the day, that is 
when the team aspect comes in. Each player contributes to the team." 

While he's dedicated to making himself the best player possible, Tyler has a higher 
goal than earning accolades just for himself. "The most important thing is to win confer- 
ence," he said. "I would love for our team to finally get to hang up a banner in the gym!" 

He knows from experience that practice pays off. "I was horrible my freshman year 
of high school," he said with a laugh. "But I really enjoyed playing, whether I was bad or 
good- it's just an overall fun sport. Even though I wasn't all that great, I managed to make 
the last spot on the conference team freshman year." With that shot of confidence to moti- 
vate him, Tyler practiced every day that summer, and his golfing skills began to shine. He 
ended up as the number one golfer on the team, was named an All-Conference player, 
and helped his team to the All City title twice. 

Used to living in Bourbonnais, the decision to attend Olivet as a commuter made 
sense. "I have a very close-knit family, and that was a major influence in choosing a col- 
lege," Tyler explained. Academic and golf scholarships from Olivet sealed the deal, and 
Tyler made the transition. With a major in business administration, he hopes to one day 
own his own recording studio and label. 

Tyler's personality is perfect for golf. He's the kind of person who intuitively knows 
how to make things fun, while still getting work done. "I like the laid back nature of the 
game; it's almost like you have no worries out there- unless you're playing badly of 
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you. Overcome all obstacles and push through to the finish 
line. This is what the men's cross-country team does best. 

The team had a fantastic year, coming out strong 
and ready to face anything that got in their way. They 
started off the year winning first place at the Midwest Clas- 
sic, led by sophomore Mitchell Dale. They went on to place 
fourth in the college division of the Illinois Intercollegiate 
Championship, second at the Brissman-Lundeen Invita- 
tional, sixteenth at the Brooks Invitational, and fourth at the 
Great Lakes Invitational. 

Individual runners played a key component in help- 
ing the team maintain their standing, such as Kasey Fer- 
rigan, and Dylan Creger. The season wrapped up at the 
Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship, 
where the men placed second, earning them their 7*^ trip to 
the NAIA Nationals. 

The men's cross-country team gave it their all at the 
NAIA championship and took 20th place out of 32 schools. 

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Women's cross country ha^ soared, performing greater than they ever 
have before. "As a team we got three first place wins at our first three meets, 
and second to the number one ranked team in NAIA at our fifth meet," said 
junior Kortney Ellingboe. Having more freshmen on the team has also allowed 
for more participants in races. "They've definitely added their own personalities 
and strengths to the team, which makes it more fun as a group both in running 
and in just being a team," said Hannah Endrizzi, captain. 

The number of runners, as well as a close-knit team, is their biggest 
strength this year according to Endrizzi. "Cross country is such a tough and 
disciplined sport, both mentally and physically, so to be able to have all your 
teammates as a strong support system makes it so much easier to run all those 
miles and to stay motivated throughout the training season from June to No- 
vember; they really are like an extended family for me," said Endrizzi. 

One way the team fosters close friendships is through practicing togeth- 
er. "Camp helped us to learn about each other and the new incoming runners 
we received," said Ellingboe. "We saw what we could achieve with the girls 
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At the start of this season, the football team had only two wins combined in the past three seasons. This 
year brought a new coach and a dynamic strategy. They came out with a 5-6 record and a fresh direction. "To 
break our losing streak was amazing; I am not going to lie!" said Senior Dusstin Proehl. "A lot of us older guys 
had a rough couple years before this year and to finally get a win was great!" 

The first home game was won in overtime with an interception run back for a touchdown, bringing the 
entire crowd to their feet. The whole football team ran onto the field with a roar of celebration. "Especially win- 
ning the way we did, I was on cloud nine for about four days!" Proehl said with a grin. "It felt good." Coach Brian 
Fish has motivated the players into believing in themselves and the program. According to Proehl, "The thing 
that has changed the most is our attitude of just wanting to come to practice and work hard. Coach Fish really 
preaches that we need to compete with ourselves and if we give our best every day good things will happen." 

Throughout the season this initiative helped to emphasize that even if the scoreboard did not show a 
win, what mattered was that they played their best. "We really try to work together to play at our top potential; 
then we have a great chance at winning," Proehl said. After grinding out a change this season through hard 
work, the future of the program is sparkling. Most importantly, the team has become a family. Proehl stated, "I 
love these guys they are like my brothers. Our program is filled with guys who love Olivet and who love Christ." 

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lead over Coe College, (kb) 

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What would you do if you had sixteen siblings all of whom were girls? Well, the 
volleyball team may not actually be blood related, but they have a connection that 
helps them to bring fire on the court. 

Senior Lauren Comfort, a defensive specialist, has been on Olivet's volleyball 
team for four years. When asked about what has brought them team together this 
year, she stated, "We went on a mission trip in May to Sun Valley Indian School 
in Sun Valley, Arizona, and that brought our team so much closer. We got closer 
on a much deeper level spiritually. Through the hard times of that week, we bet- 
ter learned the power of prayer and the power of supporting each other, which we 
brought back with us this year. We got closer than ever from that trip, so we worked 
hard when our freshmen came in to keep that same family feeling. 

Comfort also stressed the importance of communication and goal setting in help- 
ing the team to play at its best. "When we communicate and have fun, then we play 
tougher and have more energy, making us play better together. Before every prac- 
tice and every match, we always set goals for that specific day, both individual and 
team goals, and then we visualize ourselves doing things well. If we see ourselves 
practicing skills the right way, then we are more likely to do them correctly in prac- 
tice and in games. It helps us go into that day with a positive attitude and the right 
mind set." 

Most of all. Comfort really enjoys the fact that her team is like a family to her. "It 
is crazy how I went into my freshman year not knowing a soul, but ended my Olivet 
volleyball career with 20 sisters. There is no doubt that we have gone through hard 
times, but I think they are overshadowed by the great things our team has done in 
the last 4 years. I am so proud of what we have accomplished." 



-Elizabeth Cook 





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The men's soccer team finished this year with a record of 6-4 in the conference. "Our goals going into every 
season are the same. We want to win the conference and head to the national tournament. We try to take things 
one game at a time so that we can hopefully achieve our ultimate goal," explained Michael Da Silva, a sophomore 
midfielder. To prepare for the season, the team has camp starting in the beginning of August. "We have a very young 
team this year with 8 freshmen, so we really just had to try and work things out," said Silva. The team improved with 
every practice and game. "I think that with time our team will find more and more chemistry and that will be scary for 
our opponents. We just want to continue working hard on the field as well as in the classroom. When we leave for 
summer, we need to continue working so that we can come back next season and take another shot at going back to 
Nationals," said Silva. S 

The coaches help the team do their best, provide faith, and coordinate wins. Their love for the sport also contrib- 
utes. "I love soccer because of the joy that it brings to the players and to the fans. Soccer teaches many principles 
discipline, perseverance, hard work, and more. I love the aesthetics and athleticism of soccer," said Yonda Abogunrin. 

The biggest strength in this team this year is how much talent they have. "We were quite energetic. Practices were 
fun because of the energy and it translated into many of our games," said Abogunrin. "Once we combine our skill level 
with the hard work it takes to win, I think that this program will reach an all-time high. We are super young and I am re- 
ally excited about the future," said Silva. 

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The Lady Tigers had a very successful season with many milestones. The team overcame a lot; there were 
many injuries in the middle of the season, but the team stuck together as a family and played their best. 

Ranked sixth this season, the women's soccer team took the crown for the CCAC regular season and were 
the CCAC Tournament Champions for the first time in Olivet's history. The team played in the peliminary round 
of the NAIA tournament and won, which advanced them to the NAIA National Tournament in Decatur, Alabama, 
where the Lady Tigers suffered a tough lost to Embry- Riddle University. 

At Naionals the Tigers held the score to zero for a majority of the first half before Embry- Riddle scored two 
consecutive goals. Shortly after. Senior Janel Schmitt scored a goal for the Tigers off an assist from Katrina 
Holm. Goalie Wendy Espejel recorded seven savesduring the game. 

Senior Forward Jessica Jones said, "We play our hardest not only for each other, but for the glory of God. 
We use our talents on the field to bring Him praise and we hope other teams see Him through us on and off the 
field." 

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Katrina Holm dribbles the ball up the 

field past the defense, (oh) 



Jessica Jones brings the ball up the 
field looking for an open teammate to 

pass to. (ch) 



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sion of the ball and has Janel Schmitt 
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During the 2011 season the men's golf team demonstrated great passion for the game and every time they h| 
the green and excellence shined through as they gave their all. 

The team started of the season with a 6*^ place finish at Calumet St. Joseph, led by junior Aaron Miles and 
senior Matthew who tied for 18'^ place individually. They continued their season with finishing 8th at Wedgewoo 
Golf Course, led by Miles and freshman Michael Bork, and 14*'^ at Illinois Valley Community College Invitational 
led by sophomore Tyler Karraker. At the IVCC Invitational the team as a whole scored 650, only 78 strokes over 
par. The team finished out the season at the NAIA Midwest Invitational led by Bork and Karraker. The team 
placed 13th overall with a score of 681 ,113 over par. 

These men showed that they wanted to achieve excellence both in scores and in sportsmanship this year, 
and enjoyed a great season together. 

-Aliyson Vrabel 





Matthew Krajec follows his ball, 
while demonstrating a great swing, 
(ap) 



Tyler Karraker lines up the shot in an attempt to not get a bogey, (ap) 



Tyler Karraker gives his swings tfirough in order to keep up with his competi- 
tion during an invitational, (ap) 



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Tyler Harrell checks out the course 

and pays attention to the wind as he 
waits for his opportunity to achieve 
par. (ap) 




Aaron Miles focuses on 

the ball and hits it with just 
enough force to make it ex- 
actly to the hole, (ap) 



Aaron Miles and Austin Bensema 
watch their teammates play as 

they wait for their turn, demonstrating 
the closeness the team shares, (ap) 



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Every day a group of Olivet students goes out to the Elks Country Club 
in St. Anne and starts tearing up the course. The women's golf program is 
in its second year at ONU and senior Jordan Grambush has been a part 
of this program for both seasons: "I love being a part of this new program! 
It's fun to do new things and figure what works and what doesn't and learn 
everything as we go. It really brings us closer and figure out how everyone 
works." 

Grambush explains that the girls bonded together because it is the 
second year they have had the program and a majority of the girls re- 
turned from last season, with a few new additions. When asked about a 
ritual that the team uses in order to work better together Grambush fo- 
cused on the spiritual aspect of the team's relationship by stating, " We 
made sure that on the bus before every tournament we would have one us 
do a devotional to center ourselves on why we were there and who we are 
playing for. God is really the reason why we do what we do and who has 
given us these abilities to play." 



-Elizabeth Cook 





Jordan Grambush lines up a putt on the green, (mr) 



Ashley Miller lines up a swing to drive 
the ball down the course, (mr) 

Ashley Dinneweth putts across the 
green towards the hole, (mr) 



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to make, (mr) 

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towards the hole for par. 
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This year many men's tennis players made tiieir way to the small national tournament in Alabama. "The girls' 
and guys' team blasted everyone at regionals in St. Louis, Missouri," said Josue Sanchez. 

"We are all working hard and always do things together as a team," stated junior Julian Kurz. Through this, 
the team has become more united this year. "Everybody on the team is really competitive and we really try and 
push each other to do our best," said Jensen. "We all kind of rely on each other to help the team out. And per- 
sonally, I just love playing." 

According to Kurz, the team is unified and has led to many great friendships. Tennis is a really difficult sport; 
you have to work really hard, but it pays off," said Sanchez. "There is nothing cooler than winning a difficult 
three-hour match, the look in the face of your opponent when he knows he is down, and the feeling of coming 
back when you are down." 

- Heather Mead 




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Julian Kurz prepares to serve the ball to liis op- 
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up his strength to compete 
with more agility and force, 
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The women's tennis team strives to be tine best, demonstrate excellent sportsmanship, and to be dedicated 
to the team. They have won 8 NAIA Region Championships thus far and their reputation for being the best theyii; 
can be continues to grow as the years progress. I h 

This year the team started off by taking the court against Cornerstone University, and freshman Aziza Butoy 
and junior Aurelie Hascoet won their singles match 8-0 allowing for Olivet to take home their first win. As the 
year progressed, the team showed more dedication and teamwork as they played against various other teams. 
At the Hinds-Kellogg tournament hosted by Western Illinois University, Olivet brought home two singles champi 
onships by Hascoet and Butoyi and one doubles championship from the team allowing for another win. Butoyi 
also won the ITA East Central Regional Championship hosted by Mckendree University, and as a team the girls 
came in 6* place in the USTA/ITA National Small College Championship. 

Tennis takes a lot of training and dedication, but these women have what it takes and push forward to 
achieve higher scores, to win their sets and matches, and to make Olivet proud. 




Cassie Brainard practices in the 
gym to be prepared for matches 

The girls spend a lot of time in the 
gynn to keep themselves in shape 
during season, (cl) 

Lindsey Peterson waits to receive 
the serve from her opponent, (s) 



Ashlan Allison puts all of her strength into practicing in order to improve her ability 
to be able to get to the ball faster. Though one might think that the only workouts the; 
do would involve their arms, however, their lower body is just as important to build u[ 
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Being on the cheerleading team is more than just motivating the crowd 
and the team; there is a serious athletic aspect of the sport as well. Junior 
Marcie Thompson said that her favorite memories happened when the 
team achieved a difficult skill such as a new pyramid or stunt: "This was 
especially true around Homecoming when we were working really hard 
late at night each day of the week." Senior Michael Alexander said, "The 
squad worked well together this year because of everyone's drive to get 
things done. We all wanted to get our stunts and everyone was pushing 
each other to do it. It has been important for us this year having more time 
to practice things like tumbling on the weekends and being taught more 
about stunting by other coaches." 

For Thompson, the sport means more to her than just cheering on the 
athletic teams. "I found my first friends at Olivet through cheerleading and 
it has always given me a stable place during all the chaos of college. This 
year we have become more of a family rather than a team of several dif- 
ferent cliques. As a family, we encourage each other and look out for each 
other." At the end of every practice, the group sits down together to pray 
together for each other individually and for the team as a whole. 

Thompson stated, "I believe we have had amazing growth in the past 
year and have built a stable team to transition into next year. Next year 
we will be looking at a more competitive squad and hope to be performing 
more at off-campus exhibitions and competitions." 



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a time-out of one of the nnen's basketball 
gannes. (mr) 



Doug Banker and Jaimie Teske encourage 
the players during a basketball ganne. (mr) 







Marcie Thiompson throws footballs to the 

fans in the stands, (cl) 

Alyssa Paulsen helps pump up the crow( 

during a football game, (cl) 




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Homecoming game against the University 
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The men's basketball season was one of growth and develop- 
ment. The team had to overcome a lot of obstacles this season due 
to many injuries. 

The Tigers started off as an inexperienced team, but they gained 
experiences and proved they can compete with any team in the na- 
tion. Senior guard Antonio Marshall broke both personal and team 
records this season. He also was named NAIA national player of the 
week at one point during the season. 

The team received other recognition with players Ben Worner, 
Jake Boyce, and Antonio Marshall being named apart of the All-Tour- 
nament team at the Embry-Riddle Mitsubishi tournament in Novem- 
ber. The team also served within the Chicago Heights Nazarene 
Church, where they put on a basketball clinic for the church's youth 
basketball program. 

Coach Hodge enjoys coaching here at ONU because it gives 
him the ability to make a difference in his athlete's daily lives. Coach 
Hodge also stated, "It is more than just winning games and champi- 
onships; it is about developing champions both on and off the floor." 

-Jessica Morey 





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and nnakes a basket for ONU. (mr) 

Senior forward Jason Newkirk keeps 
his eyes on his opponent, (mr) 

Ben Worner shoots a three-pointer un- 
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This year the women's basketball team added seven new freshmen 
after losing two seniors from last year. 

"It's always an adjustment having new people come in and learn the 
system," said senior Stephanie Denius. "I think that there were so many 
new people, it took a little longer for us to really 'click.'" 

"We have more depth than last year's team," said junior Danielle Tolber 
"It took some time for the freshmen to realize that when you're playing Tige 
Ball you have to give everything 100% every time that you're out there." 

The team was also stronger, having better shooters and rebounders. 
This season's goal was to return to Nationals and go further than last year, 
where they finished in the second round. 

On January 24, the women were able to beat their rival St. Xavier for th 
second time in 12 years. "It was only the second time that St. Xavier lost or 
their home court since 2009," said Tolbert. "Another accomplishment that 
we've had was just to gel together to make it where we are now." 

It was moments like these that helped drive Tolbert to do her best. "I 
am not afraid of any opponent that we play," she said. "I play hard every 
time. I know that if we all play hard for the entire game that we will come 
out on top with the victory. The team motivates each other. Even though 
someone may be having a bad shooting day, we still encourage them to 
keep shooting." 

-Heather Mead 



Freshman guard Natalie Tunnel plays a 
strong defense against Trinity International 
University, (mr) 

Stephanie Denius concentrates on mak- 
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Danielle Tolbert looks for an open team- 
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which has been a tradition of the basketball team for many years, (mr) 

The Lady Tigers cheer on their teammates from the sidelines as they 
prepare to go in. (s) 




Senior forward Denita Phelps stays 
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If you want to see a group of guys who will stop at nothing to get a 
win, look no further than the Olivet baseball team. Senior Casey Mast 
says that the team is made up of a group of talented guys who want 
to win. "We are willing to do what it takes, which has helped the team 
to work well together this year." Mast also emphasized, "We do not cut 
corners at practice, with school work, or in games." This helps them to 
improve their game and move towards a victory. 

Mast's favorite memories happened when the baseball team would 
travel together. "The bus rides are usually long, but we have good 
camaraderie so the trips are always fun." Mast will always be grateful 
to the baseball team because, "It has allowed me to go to college and 
receive an education. More importantly it gave me four more years to 
play the game I love!" 

-Elizabeth Cook 





Senior Shane Breitzke runs through first 

base and gets a single, (s) 

Ryan Kern awaits the pitch from the op- 
posing pitcher, (s) 

Outfielder Daniel Schneider makes the 
catch to end the third inning, (s) 

Casey Mast winds up at the plate and 

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While not everyone who loves to play sports has enough time, dedica- 
tion, or skill to play at a collegiate level, they still enjoy playing. 

Intramurals offer students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to participate 
in sports and activities that they love as they playfully compete against rival 
teams and get to have fun with fellow teammates. Sophomore Jacob Rob- 
erts loves getting to participate in various intramurals, including basketball. 
Roberts explains, "Intramurals are a great way to get involved on campus 
while enjoying good competition and keeping open the possibility of gaining 
new interests and meeting new people." 

Intramurals gives students extracurricular activities that are not as time 
consuming as a collegiate level sport, but just as fun. There are Intramurals 
for all students to participate in, ranging from electronic games and foosball 
to card games like Euchre and Rook to basketball and volleyball. With such 
a wide variety of opportunities to participate throughout the year, students 
can choose to participate in more than one Intramural to keep them active 
and in fellowship with other students. 

Winners of any competition are awarded with an Intramural t-shirt and 
the satisfaction of knowing they have what it takes to beat their rivals and 
take home the gold. 

-Allyson Vrabel 




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Ryan London tosses the frisbee to his 
teammate, (oh) 

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The mafia bus. Dubious brown paper bags. Nate's birtiiday. The Dubstep version of Latin songs. This, in a nutshell, 
is Orpheus choir: a complex web of friendships, inside jol<es, laughter, and of course singing. "Even though there are sixty 
of us, we spend so much time together and get to know each other so well on tours that it's really a big family," explained 
junior Ben Cherney. 

Elizabeth Morley, choir chaplain, agreed: "There are a thousand choirs out there, but the special thing about Or- 
pheus is how much we care about each other, come with energy, and want to be there." Rather than see rehearsal as a 
chore, the members arrive in the same manner that they would to a family dinner; excited, chatty, a little bit too loud. "It's 
almost therapeutic," said President Kyle Hance. 

Three tours, multiple concerts, community events, and the Orpheus Variety Show are the choir's sustenance. A 
highlight from this year was the opportunity to sing a Christmas concert at The Art Institute of Chicago. "We came in the 
bacl< to enter the building," Hance explained, "so we were walking through the museum and there's Buddha and all these 
pagan idols and worship symbols for all these religions that aren't Christianity, and amidst all of that we were able to pres- 
ent the glory of God." Director Dr. Jeff Bell described the experience as, "It was special in a way only God could arrange." 

God's handiwork was also visible last May, as the choir traveled across the Atlantic to visit Africa Nazarene Uni- 
versity in Nairobi, Kenya. For eight days, they packed in concerts, connections, and events to help promote the university 
and its newly started church. About 300 people showed up for Family Day, which Orpheus facilitated by inviting community 
members, painting faces, singing, and playing games with the kids. 

In the midst of the children, Kyle Hance was talking with an African man when suddenly an "Oh snap!" moment 
happened. "I was just doing it like we do it here," he said, demonstrating by shaking his fingers in a quick snap, "and all of 
a sudden he started doing it, and I was like, 'Dude, it's international! You guys can do it too?'" Unfortunately, Hance learned 
that he was coming off a little differently than he intended; in Africa, the "Oh snap!" gesture is considered to be a threat, 
which parents use to warn children they are in for a beating! 

Despite his unintended aggression, a number of kids turned up to church the next day on their own, indicating the 
success of the outreach. Sunday, however, was fraught with its own miscommunication perils. Caleb Carr remembered 
how he felt when he was asked to be on a prison worship team: "I was just thinking, are you serious? That's completely 
terrifying!" Their Kenyan leader suggested that the team get in a little practice before they got started. "We're like yeah, I 
guess we could use some practice if we're going to go into a Kenyan prison to talk to people!" Carr said with a laugh. "So 
we get over to the church, and we've got the instruments set up and everything and the word praise came up. Praise and 
worship team! Not prison worship team!" His willing spirit, however, to minister in a Kenyan prison with little preparation, 
demonstrated well the attitude of the whole group. 

Their ability to laugh at themselves shone through when about eleven members got a stomach bug, nicknamed 
"The Amoeba." Just before the end of the trip, "mass mayhem" broke loose, and each person had to submit a stool sample 
for testing, even if they didn't have symptoms. "It was really funny, and we couldn't help but just joke about it because we 
ALL had to do it," said Hance. "Everyone was literally walking around carrying their little brown bag. Some people went to 
London," said Carr, pausing dramatically, "with their amoeba. Little travel buddy with ya." 

Most of their trips are less exotic than that, but in a good way. Each of their three tours, characterized by hilari- 
ous traditions, takes them to different churches and venues in the Midwest. "We take a charter bus and a mini bus, and 
the mini bus is devoted to mafia," Cherney said. "If you aren't going to play, you aren't allowed to sit on the bus, basically, 
and it is so intense!" Between five devotion times and several performances, the choir also finds time to squeeze in tour 
awards and Dubstep remixes of their favorite Latin piece. Lux Aurumque. They've also added flair to their rendition of Hap- 
py Birthday, which used to just be an ugly yelling affair, by adopting the African version. "It's kind of a call and response, 
and at the end you get water dumped on your head," Morley said. 

Now a veteran member, Morley has found a home in Orpheus. "What drew me to it the very first night at the 
welcome party was the community and the love and just the fun; it's a great group of people," she said. From concerts to 
traditions to cultural misunderstandings, the choir members grow into a rowdy family throughout the school year. "They're 
uplifting to me, just through everyday life," Hance said. 



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All Things New is a traveling music ministry dedicated to loving Jesus and all of His people. They 
require a huge amount of time and dedication since the band travels frequently. During the summer the\j 
perform at Christian youth camps as well as churches. Quite frequently during the summer weekends, 
All Things New is found at churches where they serve by leading worship. They also perform during the 
school year at both churches and weekend youth events. Members a possess genuine passion for wor- 
ship and it shows in everything they do. 



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lembers' main purpose is to be servants in the name of Christ. "We try to help out in whatever needs the 

jhurch might have, even if it only looks like putting some tables away, cleaning a children's room, or hanging 
ut with teens," explained Joey Ramirez. "We try not to make it all about serving in music, but we try to give 

(s much of ourselves to the congregation as possible." 

During the school year, Before Tomorrow leads worship on campus and at different churches and youth 
I JBtreats. During the summer the band travels to youth summer camps. Member Tyson Dodd said, "We are 
ot musicians who get a chance to serve, we are servants who get the chance to play music." 

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From the performances of Messiah and Sounds 
of the Season to concerts at local churches, the fifty 
members of Chrysalis can be heard. This choir, made 
up purely of females, revolves around sacred music as 
well as Broadway songs and popular music. 

"We have sung at Manteno Church of the Naza- 
rene and many events on campus," said Bekka Rog- 
ers. "The highlight of our year was having the op- 
portunity to sing with the Gaither Vocal Band during 
Homecoming." All the Olivet choirs combined for the 
event to back the Gaithers, singing to an audience of 
about 3,000 people. The ladies also had the opportu- 
nity to travel through churches in Indiana during the 
spring semester, but they see themselves as more 
than just a singing and traveling group. 

"Chrysalis is an opportunity for young women to 
join together to become a unique community," said 
Rogers of the family atmosphere within the group. "We 
sing together, share our lives, and become friends. We 
are showing God's love to our campus and surround- 
ing community by exemplifying the amazing talent He 
has given us." "During our rehearsals, we have devo- 
tions and times of sharing and get to know each other 
on a deeper level," said Andrea Richardson. With their 
hearts in the right place, they live out their purpose of 
ministering. 

-Heather Mead 



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since Fall 2010 and enjoys bonding with the 
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Chrysalis is made up of 40 women 

who practice twice every week, (gjf) 



Chrysalis toured the Northeast 
Indiana district, going through Fort 
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A wide variety of students from all majors came together to form Clefhangers, a show choir made up of twenty singers 
and instrumentalists. "We sing and dance, trying to bring the joy of music and performance to the world all for the glory of God. 
We are dedicated to achieving excellence as performers and using this group as an outreach," said sophomore Seth Lowery, a 
singer. 

The idea was birthed last year by Music Education majors. Dr. Reddick, head of the Music Department, approved the 
idea. "We wanted to have experience with show choir in the event that they are hired at a school that has one," said Lowery. 
'This is essential in this part of the country, where show choir is most popular." Since it began the group has performed one show 
as a test drive. Encouraged by their success, the choir held dancing and singing auditions for this current year. 

"The small performance we did this past spring got our name out and piqued interest amongst the student body," said 
Lowery. "It taught us a lot about working with others and striving for excellence. I personally felt that this experience helped me 
to mature as a performer and as a person. The Lord spoke to me through being a part of this group." 

During the spring semester the choir performed multiple times including a competition at a local high school in Febru- 
ary and at Olivet in April. "This is important to us, because it gives us a chance to witness to teens through our performing," said 
Lowery. "We can show the high schoolers that we aren't 'stuffy' or 'hypocritical.' Music can be the common ground through 
which we relate to the students." Lowery joined the choir to learn, but also for another reason entirely; he loves to sing, a trait 
shared and capitalized on by the group. 

"This is seriously an honor to be a member of something that started last year and is unlike anything that this university 
has seen before," said Geeding. "It is my prayer that God will receive all the glory throughout this endeavor and that we can 
share His love through our practices, performances, and everyday life." 

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The trumpet section plays their best during prac- 
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Talents are given to us by God to use for His glory. Catie 
Young knows this, and uses her talents on a regular basis to 
be a part of Concert Band. "Concert Band works hard and does 
everything to honor God. We are not in the band for our glory, 
but for God's glory," she said. Trevor Holdham, also a member, 
finds it a fun and rewarding musical experience. 

The time members spend investing in their music al- 
lows them a chance to get to know each other. "You are able 
to have connection with other players. Being in band has also 
helped us grow together as a community," Young said. Dur- 
ing their concerts, there is always hope that the music will be 
a blessing to those hearing it. "We have a mission of using the 
talents God has given us. You never know when Concert Band 
can touch someone." 

-Elizabeth Cook 



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For sophomore Ben Geeding, two things that go to- 
gether perfectly are music and performing. For this reason, he 
is involved in many campus musical ensembles, one of which 
is Concert Singers. "It is such a blessing to be able to work with 
someone as knowledgeable as our conductor, Dr. Woodruff, and 
we have a lot of fun. We all love music and we all love singing, 
so it is a perfect fit for people who love to be challenged vocally." 

Concert Singers are involved in many events on campus includ- 
ing the Homecoming festivities. Sounds of the Season, Night 
of Jazz, and Chamber Ensemble concerts. They also sing with 
different ensembles, such as Gospel Choir and the Show Choir 
here on campus. 

Wherever they go, Geeding said, "The members of Concert 
Singers seek to glorify God in all that we do. Word, deed, 
thought, and song; we aim to sharpen the skills He has 
equipped us with in order to point to His majesty. We don't sing 
only sacred music. We sing everything from Hungarian folk 
songs to jazz to sacred praises. We believe that as long as we 
sing, we sing to Him." 

-Elizabeth Cook 




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for you. While it might not seem like it, the handbell is actually a 
percussion instrument. The group implements a variety of tech- 
niques to play the handbells, from ringing to slapping them down 
on the table to tapping them with percussion mallets. 

The group's goal is to play together so it sounds like only 
one person is playing. As performers frequently play two bells 
simultaneously, everyone must count accurately to create one 
sound. The unique sound adds a fun touch to each music perfor 
mance at Olivet. The handbell choir has the opportunity to per- 
form at two of the Chamber Ensemble concerts throughout the 
year. 

-Jessica Morey 



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The jazz band adds flair to any concert, like the 
cherry on top of an already great dessert. The band plays 
different styles of music from Swing to Latin. The jazz band 
is made up of talented musicians who audition to earn a 
spot. Patrick Wright, who plays lead trumpet in the jazz band 
said, "I joined the jazz band because jazz was my strong suit 
all through high school. I wanted to continue playing jazz, 
and that was the opportunity Olivet had for me." 

The jazz band consists of five saxophones, four 
trombones, four trumpets, a piano player, bass player, and a 
drum set. "My favorite thing is the opportunity to learn more 
and more about jazz from Dr. Jacklin, who has been an awe- 
some first-year teacher. He will definitely take this band to 
new places," said Wright. 

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Marching Band is a iiuge family here at Olivet; the members all come together with different majors, back- 
grounds, and personaliities all with one focus. 

Music is one thing they all have in common and it brings them together to accomplish their one goal of 
glorifying God while performing for crowds. The group starts rehearshing two weeks before school starts and con 
tinues to practice five hours a week during the school year. The halftime show this year was called "Red Sqaure,: 
which used music of Prokofiev and Rachmaninoff to create a drama that pulled the audience in and ended with 
an incredible triumph. Drum major Rae Marie Donaldson said her favorite part of the season was, "During our laSj 
practice we had the first snowfall, and an inch of snow was dumped on us during the first 30 minutes. It was the \ 
perfect way to end the marching season." 



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to the music tlie band is playing, (cl) 



-Jessica Morey 

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bers add a touch of flair to the halftime performance, (kb) 




Flutists stand up straight and look forward while at at- 
tention before they perform the show, (cl) 



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One of the most pre^igK)us music ministries on campus is 
Tiie Olivetians. Tine Olivetians consist of eleven extremely talent 
ed Olivet students who enjoy pouring their heart out in songs anc 
praises to God. When the Olivetians are not on campus perform 
ing, they are spending their weekends and summers traveling 
around the region preforming in churches and at special events. 

Sophomore Amber Leffel, who joined the group this year, 
explains where her interest in the group came from; "I have for a 
long time felt called to minister to people through music, and I al- 
ways admired the Olivetians when I watched them while growing 
up." She looks at her opportunity to participate in the Olivetians 
as God's way of pulling together her passion for ministering and 
her love for the group. Leffel states, "I love to travel and I love to 
sing, and I can barely believe that I get to do the thing that I have 
always wanted to!" 

Leffel's favorite part about being involved in the Olivetians, 
however, is not about her own desire or passion, but about 
God's. "The most important part in this is that the name of God 
is made known and glorified," stated Leffel. God uses the talents 
of these eleven spectacular singers to bring people into His King- 
dom, and they are glad to be a part of such an amazing experi- 
ence. 

-Allyson Vrabel 



The Olivetians lead praise and worship in chapel 
during "Give Your Life Away" week, (s) 



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region, ministering to people through their musical 
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Orpheus, a music ministry at Olivet, is one of the largest music 
groups on campus. Orpheus consists of over fifty students who have 
a passion for music ministry. These students share their talent with 
fellow Olivetians while on campus and with the region surrounding 
Olivet when touring throughout the year. 

Sophomore Caleb Garr explains that Orpheus is like a big fam- 
ily that can get together and enjoy time spent rehearsing instead 
of doing homework. Carr stated, "It's four hours a week when I can 
drop all the craziness of school, work, and everything else and just 
be with people who care - people who laugh with me, pray with me, 
and sing with me." 

^ Carr also pointed out that he loves to look at the faces of the 
people who watch Orpheus sing; "You can see it in their eyes - they 
get what we are saying and it is speaking directly to them." Junior 
Lindsey Hayes says the best part of being in Orpheus is the oppor- 
tunity to travel together making memories and spreading the good 
news of Jesus Christ through song. 

-Allyson Vrabel 




Orpheus travels around the Olivet region 

performing for churches during weekend ser- 
vices, (s) 

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joins in with her violin, adding variety to the 
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Being a part of percussion ensemble is more than just keep- 
ing the beat. Professor Matt Jacklin says that his favorite part 
about directing the group is, "Seeing the energy and enthusiasnr 
that the students exhibit towards each of their individual parts of 
the entire product. When the whole thing comes together in the 
end, the students seem very excited and proud about their contr 
bution to the experience." 

Percussion ensemble is about more than just the music. It 
is about the students who are a part of it and the experiences 
they have while making music. Junior Chris Field said, "My two 
favorite things are just having fun with everyone at practices anc 
performances and the cool pieces we play." Senior Mike Zaring 
said, "The best parts about being in the percussion ensemble 
was the time that was spent with other percussionists, having a 
good time, and molding a piece of music into a really beautiful 
work of art." 

-Elizabeth Cook 



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Worshiping God and moving to energetic praise 
music is one of tine most enjoyable parts of being at a 
concert wliere Proclamation Gospel Choir is perform- 
ing. Senior Katie Abrassart said her favorite part is the 
freedom to be myself during the performances: "Most 
choirs just have you stand still and sing, but with gospel 
choir we have fun." 

Junior Jade Green described gospel choir as a 
family: "We lift each other up to God and we praise Him 
together. Even when we're in practice we are still wor- 
shiping our Father. It is not just normal 'choir' practice, 
it is a praise session." However, the most important 
part of gospel choir is the opportunity to bless others 
with the gospel in musical form. Green said, "Gospel 
Choir is becoming increasingly more popular, so we are Jade Green, Emily Hay, and Elizabeth Kuhns have become 
participating in more events. This allows us to share close friends through Gospel Choir. They enjoy traveling togeth- 

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Testament is the men's choir at 
Olivet. Testament's purpose is to 
build relationships among the men 
on campus by giving them an outlet 
to meet new friends. The group per- 
forms throughout the Olivet region at 
local churches; they also participated 
in Messiah and Sounds of the Sea- 
son. When asked about his favorite 
part about Testament, Geoff Sauter 
stated, "I not only get to share my love 
of musci with the guys in the choir, but 
also get to help share our ministry 
through song to the people we perfom 
and worship with." 

Professor Schultz, the director 
of Testament, said "The group has 
changed since I was a member. Tes- 
tament is always about community; 
specifically living, praying, and sing- 
ing alongside guys who become like a 
family." 



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tliony Banda rehearse their music 

before tlieir upconning tour at local 
church, (mr) 

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ment, plays the piano for the men 

during rehearsal, (mr) 



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Olivet has two orchestras: University Orchestra and 
University Strings. Both groups play a wide variety of music 
and participate in many concerts throughout the school year. 
This year Olivet was able to present the world premiere of 
"Raggedy Ann's Adventures" by American composer and 
Olivet alumnus David Culross. Other performances included 
"Fall Pops", Handel's "Messiah", "Sounds of the Season" 
and also tours to schools and churches. Having two com- 
plete orchestras made up of undergraduate students is 
unique for a school our size. 

Dr. Woodruff stated, "We emphasize that if every aspect 
of our lives is to be dedicated to God's purposes, then stew- 
ardship of our gifts and attention to the details of making 
music well are profound acts of worship." The Orchestra's 
mission is to help students understand what it means to fulfill 
their God-given calling to be good stewards with their musi- 
cal gifts. 

-Jessica Morey 




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"Our strength is a contented and intelligent connmunity." TInis truth, spoken by fornner US president 
Rutherford Hayes almost a century ago, is at the heart of the mission of ONU's Multi-Ethnic Relations 
Club. "We're about the unity and fellowship that God constantly talks about in the Bible. We celebrate that 
friendship and the education of different ethnicities and races," said President Gregory-Elijah Bennett. 
The club hosts events both to celebrate differences in cultures and to cultivate understanding of them. 
Christmas Expressions, an annual coffee shop show featuring poetry and songs, highlights talented in- 
dividuals, as does ONU's Got Talent each spring. The club also helped to sponsor Olivet's Fashion Show 
and worked closely with Mu Kappa and Gospel Choir. "I think we have the best events on campus," said 
Ariel Turner with a grin. "The little coffee shop shows have big turnouts." 

MERC also runs an aggressive education campaign, seeking to create an intelligent community of 
students. In February they created posters and chapel videos to raise awareness of Black History Month. 
Another facet was the Black History Wheel of Fortune event, which offered prizes for students who could 
correctly remember facts about historical Black Americans from posters put up around campus. With mo- 
tivation stemming from a historical legacy of persistence, the group works tirelessly to get their name out, 
from showing movies like The Help to creating display cases in the library. 

While it may appear that their energy is all focused outwardly, the group strives to create a model of 
unity for the campus to follow within their group. They meet weekly and try to complete one or two ser- 
vice projects each semester. Member Moiling Jin explained, "My favorite part of MERC is the socializing 
time. Everyone brings the unique aspect of their own culture to share with other people." Under her guid- 
ance, the club celebrated the Chinese New Year at one of their meetings in true traditional style by eating 
dumplings and passing out red envelopes containing chocolate coins. 

"MERC helps you learn to talk to other people who didn't grow up the same way as you did," said 
Justine Espersen. They've created a community of members, which is why Vice President Torraine Hoover 
looks forward to meetings. "I like to touch base with people because it makes me feel like we're more of a 
family," she said. To support each other, they set aside time each meeting to address members' spiritual 
needs. "As chaplain, I present devotionals and encouraging scripture to uplift our group. We're in col- 
lege so we're all stressing out about work and school. It's just good to have an encouraging group," said 
Coker. 

While currently thriving, the club actually had humble beginnings. "When I first came into MERC, we 
didn't even meet weekly, just every two or three weeks. It wasn't as closely knit and family oriented as it 
is now. It has grown mightily," said Bennett. MERC, Gospel Choir, and Mu Kappa all stemmed from what 
was once just a small committee on Multi-Ethnic Relations. "It was just about two or three people who met 
and tried to just come together and talk and make themselves more aware," said Bennett about the club's 
formation. "Now we have twenty to thirty people meeting each week, and we host successful events. My 
vision is to always remember where we came from, and also to make us one of the most prominent clubs 
on campus." While prominence may be the goal, communion is the means. Despite all they do, Bennett 
sees the real success of MERC not in an event or a meeting. "When I see a smile or laugh between two 
different races, that's my favorite part, for the simple fact that it lets me know this is not in vain," he said. 
"Everything that our forefathers went through to bring unity, to stop prejudice, to show that everybody can 
come together and use the same bathroom and eat in the same restaurants, was not in vain; that's what it 
comes down to for me." 

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Associated Student Council, better known as ASC, wants to give Olivet students the best experiences they can and to 
change the school for the better. Student Body President Kyle Lowry, strongly emphasized communication in the council 
this year. Part of the way that communication is practiced is by discussing and correcting ONU rumors. "ASC members 
do their best to find out what the facts are in a situation and set the rumors straight when they are repeated," said Lowry. 
This is done specifically through the issues of the GlimmerGlass, along with The Hub and Tiger Text, which help pass 
along information to the students. 

When asked what the student council hopes to do for the student body, Vice President for Women's Residential Life, 
Karyn Nichols stated, "ASC is here for the students and the Olivet community, and we want to know what we can do to 
make the students have a better college experience." Another major aspect of Associated Student Council is hosting 
events that ONU students will enjoy. "We basically plan for the entire year the first month or two of school," said Mitch 
Johnson, Vice President for Social Life. These events include the Block Party, Ollies Follies, 12 Days of Christmas and 
many more. 

Other branches that make up ASC are Aurora, Club Relations, Finance, Glimmerglass, Spiritual Life and Publicity. "I 
serve for clubs on campus, helping them go through development to plan events and keep the budget when they plan 
events," stated Breanne Bambrick, Vice President for Student Relations. She is the first face that people see when they 
enter the ASC office, acting as a secretary as she takes notes during the meetings and shows people where to go. "Ev- 
eryone on council loves the position they are in," said Bambrick, "it's a blessing to serve the student body. 

-Heather Mead 




The Executive Council leads the student body in positions tliat involve club relations, 
student life, finances, men and women's residential life, publicity, spiritual life and edtiors 
of the GlimmerGlass and Aurora. This years Executive Council is represented by Sarah 
Zelhart, Kelsea Seville, Mitch Johnson, Kyle Lowry, Shane Emaus, Ian Morley, Cathy 
Schutt, Bre Bambrick, Karyn Nichols and Alex Ripberger. (ch) 

Dr. Jay Martinson leads the ASC council In a devotional before each voting council 
meeting. Martinson has been the faculty advisor since 1995. (ch) 

Vice President for Publicity Kelsea Beville shows off the freshmen Ollies Follies t-shirts 

she designed during a JumpStart conference, (cl) 



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on campus, and each member of tlie council has a passion for serving the ONU 
^ student body, (ch) 

Kyle Lowry and Shane Emaus sell class t-shirts for Ollies Follies during the 
Block Party, (cl) 




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tion funding for clubs, and plan events for the ONU student body, (ch) 



Karyn Nichols, Kelsea Beville, Mitch Johnson, and Shane Emaus enjoy the scen- 
ery on top of Mt. Sulfer at Banff National Park, in Alberta, Canada. The Execu- 
tive Council attendend at the Nazarene Student Leadership Conference where ^ 
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Joe Schindel introduces freshmen to 
life at ONU during Jumpstart. (cl) 



The sophomore class council is rep- 
resented by : Ross Jolinson, Alina El- 
lis, President Brandon Klemm, Treavor 
Dodsworth, Anna Grieder, Josh Parl<er 
and iVladison Leeseberg, (ch) 



Dr. Bowling isn't the only president around 
Olivet. Each class is led by a peer-elected student 
president, chaplain, and five representatives. When 
all the classes converge, they form the Associated 
Student Council. The council has worked extremely 
hard to build unity throughout the student body by 
putting on multiple social events throughout the 
school year. Some of this year's events included 01- 
lie's Follies and the Candy Costume Fest, as well as 
all-school speed dating. 

Individual class events included the seniors' 
Silent Night Masquerade, an extremely formal event 
in the Venetian Renaissance style, with a Christmas 
flare. Sporting classy hors d'oevres and desserts, 
as well as a live string quartet and a superlative 
award ceremony, the banquet took the edge off the 
lack of an all-school winter banquet for the senior 
class. In the spring is the annual senior banquet, a 
time to get together and celebrate the four years the 
seniors have had together as a class. "We want their 
last year here at Olivet to be a year that the class of 
2012 will always remember," Kayla Rolling, Presi- 
dent of the senior class, explained. 

Other events include the junior class bonfire 
and sledding party, sophomore BBQ, and freshmen 
cosmic bowling. Over 250 freshmen went to Brook- 
mont Lanes and bowled the night away. The four 
hours of bowling included a bowling tournament, 
won by Sierra Navarro with a terrific score of 254. 
Events such as these not only allow students to get 
to know each other, but also facilitate a good time on 
the weekends. 




-Jessica Morey 




The freshmen class council 
is made up of: President Caleb 
Burkey, Michael Poff, Grace 
Amponsah, Marshall Hawn, 
Jon Herndon, Candace Baird, 
and Dani Martin, (ch) 



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table while helping 
freshmen move in to 
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ire: Angela Rivas, Christ Cornish 
Dteven Krueger, Chad Hemphi 
Jana Pierce, President Kayla Roll 
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yie Boone, Kara Hepler, President Jameson Forshee, Joe Schindel, Jeremy Height, 
1att Van Dyke, and Jose Cruz make up the junior class council, (ch) 



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DSL Cameras, Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, and Microsoft Word are essential tools for the Aurora staff as they work hard throughof 
the school year to create a yearbook that will be cherished by the student body and faculty. As the school year goes on, the yearbook i 
staff attends all of the campus events, as well as events sponsored by clubs and ministries and much more, documenting a year full of 
memories to preserve for students to look back at for years to come. This year, the Aurora staff worked hard to put together a yearboo 
with the theme "Let Your Light Shine." As Christians we are to shine our lights for the whole world to see, and as a campus we glow 
when we demonstrate this command from the Lord. This year's theme originated from Matthew 5:14-16 which explains our call from 
Christ to "shine before others... and glorify your Father in Heaven." 

The yearbook staff is led by Executive Editor, senior Sarah Zelhart, who has been involved with yearbooks for seven years and is iij 
her second year as Aurora Editor. Zelhart manages the staff, edits pages, and much more ensuring the staff meets all their deadlines ^ 
and creates the best yearbook possible. Each branch of the Aurora staff (photography, design, writing and business) is led by an Exec| 
five, of whom Zelhart states, "They are some of the greatest people I know. I would never be able to do all of this without their help. 
They are a great group of friends and we have grown extremely close. I love working with them." 

Despite moments of stress and long hours in the office, Sarah explains, "I wouldn't change this experience for anything. I have an 
awesome staff who works extremely hard throughout the year on top of all their school work and other extracurricular activities; they , 
always manage to get everything done." ' 

-Allyson Vrabel 
The Aurora staff works hard throughout; 

the year to meet all their deadlines and 
create a yearbook that the students and 
faculty will enjoy (bb) 

Executive Designer Anna Zanellato edits 
pages on deadline night in the Aurora of- 
fice, (bb) 




As members of design 
team, Amanda Mazzaro 
and Emily Hay work on 
creating layouts and se- 
lecting the photos for each 
page, (ch) 



Staci Bradbury leads 
the writing team in their 
weekly meeting, covering 
assignments and making 
sure stories are turned in. 
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Photographer Chad Hemphil 
checks the camera before 
taking pictures at an event, 
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Each team of the Aurora is led by an 
Executive. This year's Executive team 

members include: Staci Bradbury Jenna 
Engelsen, Amber OIney, Sarah Zelhart, 
Brandon Nielson, Brent Brooks, and Anns 
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The members of Biophilic enjoy getting a 
break from classes and labs to hangout 
together and shiare laughs and memories 
with others in their same field of study, (s) 

Every month members of Biophilic have 
;a get together and eat, play games, and 
have a great time to take away from the 
stress of everyday life, (s) 





The Biophilic club gives Biology majors the opportunity to be 
involved in a community where everyone knows the ups and 
downs of being a Biology major. Another advantage of Biophilic is 
that students can to get know their professors on a more personal 
level. Club President James Smit explained, "One of the things that 
is great about Biophilic is that it gives students an opportunity to 
interact with professors outside of the classroom. The professors 
usually bring a lot of humor and energy to our meetings." 

The club offers its members various activities to participate in 
throughout the year, such as helping in the Kankakee River clean 
up, hosting a bone marrow drive, and throwing parties for events 
such as Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Senior Biophilic 
majors also give presentations on academic options after college to 
the underclassman, and the club notifies its members of opportuni- 
ties to listen to speakers whos message is relevant to the biology 
field. Sophomore Kenzi Roberson enjoys participating in Biophilic 
because it is a "great opportunity to hang out with other biology 
majors and take a break from studying." 

-Allyson Vrabel 



Marcus Powers and Ryan Lingle show off the broken pinata 

'from the group's Halloween party, (s) 

Each year Biophilic helps to clean up the Kankakee River 

as a way to get involved in the community and to give back. 

Biophilic officers enjoy the Halloween party, (s) 




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political issues with other students act 

ing as candidates in tlie political debate, 
(kb) 






Matt Logan gives the audience the op- 
portunity to ask questions to members 
acting as political candidates during a 
debate, (kb) 



Ethan Gallagher as Mitt Romney argues 
for a stronger immigrant legilization la 

(kb) 

Tyler Hamilton as Newt Gringrich argues 
for lower taxes, limited government, a 
against "Obamacare" during a debate 
with other students acting as Mitt Romne| 
and Rick Santorum. (kb) 




Capitol Hill Gang exists to give students an opportunity to be actively involved with politics around campus. Matthew 
Van Dyke, CHG president explains, "As the only school-sanctioned political club, it holds the rare distinction of a truly non- 
partisan entity." 

Over the last few years, CHG has gained popularity and has tripled in size to over 60 active members. In addition 
to meeting 2 times a week to discuss politics and current world situations, this organization holds debates, hosts speakers, 
serves in the community and helps with local campaigns. Members enjoy getting to know more about politics and what they 
believe in. Member Matthew Logan shared his thoughts about the importance of being involved. "The greatest part of Capi- 
tol Hill Gang this year has been in the way we have challenged and debated our various viewpoints. I love being able to say 
that I've developed relationships with many of my peers on both sides of the aisle due to this club," stated Logan. 

This club is not exclusive to those pursuing a major dealing with politics, but is open to any Olivet student interested 
in getting involved with politics in the community. Van Dyke also explained that the goal for this previous year was, "We 
wanted to inform more people about politics because it affects everything we do. With the upcoming 2012 elections, the clul 
has been busier than ever, working to set up forums and debates to discuss the issues that affect us every day." 



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get to know each other better and work together 
on projects and studying for tests, (kb) 





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Professor Paul Armstrong lectures to stu- 

jdents during a Chemistry Lab about safety. 
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"The chemistry club exists to represent the needs of students pursuing 
leither a degree in Chemistry, a career in chemistry, or both," said the club 
jpresident, Michael Doherty. 

Chemistry club ties in what students learn in the classroom to their 
[daily life and to their future. Each semester they go to PJ's Ice Cream in 
iManteno with their professors to hang out and enjoy a sweet treat. They 
[also usually put on seasonal events that tie in chemistry for fun and fellow- 
ship. 

This year they visited classrooms in an effort to inform children about 
science and what scientists do. They created fun and exciting mini-labs 
that the schools rarely have the funding to do. 

While the major is tough at some points, especially in the first two 
years, Doherty explained, "Chemistry Club fosters an environment for the 
upperclassman to get to know the freshmen, as well as provide them with 
ittle tips and advice so that maybe they can better understand Chemistry 
and be more successful both in and out of the classroom... or should I say 
ab room!" 

-Allyson Vrabel 



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gives a presentation to the Chemistry 
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Just how do you pronounce the name of the social work club? "I've heard It could be said dye-a-cone-ee- 
yah, or something like that," said President Gabrielle Kirby, "I don't know- it's Greek!" 

"Yeah, we don't speak Greek," agreed former president Zach Baker. "But it means serving hand. It's really a 
group about servitude, about learning how we can serve and fit in this community while we're here at Olivet." Open 
to students from any major interested in helping out, the club consists primarily of students studying social work. 
"It's different from ministries, because this is more a professional thing; it's what we'll do as a career," Kirby said. 

Member Melanie Toppmeyer explained, "It's more hands on. It's more of what we're going to be doing as a 
job. It's not just writing papers; we actually interact with people." People are, after all, what is closest to the heart of 
social work majors. "I always loved working with people, but I never really saw it as a career option until I checked 
out the social work department," Kirby said. Toppmeyer had a similar experience: "I just kept feeling like I wanted to 
help people, and I didn't really know how to do that. I didn't understand how that could be a job." 

They've found social work to be the perfect medium to channel their passion through. "I think there's just a 
strong urge to empower people in so many different ways, and I think we get that call from God," said Baker. With 
a broad influence, Diakonia reaches out to all sorts of different people groups, from foster children to the elderly. "I 
think social work majors find out that they like too many things. I wish there was something I didn't like!" Kirby said 
with a laugh. Diakonia's outreach is headed up by professor Jan Hockensmith, who leads by example. "She has 
very good hospitality for us," said Baker. "She's very caring, and she opens up her home to us. Anytime we need 
something, whether it's for the club or for classes, she's has the door to her office open, always wanting to talk and 
invite you in." 

One of the events the club sponsored this year, in partnership with One Hope United of Kankakee, was a 
Christmas party for foster children. The club passed out name tags which listed a child's name and a gift from their 
wish list to Olivet students, who then bought the gift and attended the party. "We had food and different Christmas 
games," Kirby said. "I enjoyed interacting with the kids." Diakonia is a group of students who at the core of their be- 
ing love people. "If I had all the money in the world, I would probably still do social work," Baker said, summing up 
the spirit of all the members. 

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express their passion for exercise sci 
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Exercise Science Club members are pas- 
sionate about health and fitness, (kb) 

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The Exercise Science club has grown as a club with more people interested and attending. "We are hoping to have 
more information meetings in the spring about the Graduate Record Examination, which is required for some graduate 
schools," said club President Shara Southerland. The club desires to aid those who are filling out the Physical Therapist 
Centralized Application Service. They will also work with the dietetics club for their annual event, "Dump your Plump." 

In the beginning of the year they had a cookout and helped with Soles4souls, where over 500 pairs of shoes were do- 
nated. "We also had a career night, where we had two physical therapists, one occupational therapist, as well as a physi- 
cian's assistant come in and talk to students about their profession and what they had to do schooling-wise to get there," 
said Southerland. 

Exercise Science club was created in order to unite the department and teach those who want to go into physical 
therapy, athletic training, occupational therapy, and physician's assistant. "I'm involved because I care," said Southerland. 
"I have realized over the past four years that there are a lot of things I know now that I wish I would have known my fresh- 
man year here. I just want to be able to help those who are asking the same questions that I did." 

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The GlimmerGlass prints a bi-monthly news- 
paper, keeping ONU students informed, (cl) 

^s Executive Editor, Cathy Schutt edits pages, 
manages the staff, and makes sure deadlines 
are met. (bb) 





'.uverta Reames writes down notes for 

ler story, (cl) 

enny White places her story on the page 

brthe upconning issue, (cl) 



The goal of the GlimmerGlass, our school newspaper, is to inform 
everyone of everything Olivet, including any new events, corruption, 
entertainment, or trends. This year the GlimmerGlass has assis- 
tant editors for each editor to help with writing stories and laying out 
pages. "A lot of the writing burden has been taken off the editors so 
we can focus on making sure all of the stories are good, the layouts 
look great, and the story ideas are interesting," said Life Editor Au- 
tumn Keiss. The Life section is also new, made by combining the Art 
and In-Depth section. 

Making the newspaper can be summed up in two words: stress- 
ful and exciting. "Editors have to use the events calendar. Tiger Text, 
posters, bulletin boards, word-of-mouth and other creative sources to 
find interesting stones for each issue," said Keiss. Then stories are 
assigned, written, edited by a section editor, and then edited again 
by the Executive Editor, Cathy Schutt. After all the writing and cor- 
recting, layout begins with using pictures taken by GlimmerGlass 
photographers. 

"A lot of work goes into the GlimmerGlass," said Keiss. "Count- 
less hours of writing, editing and laying out pages. It's important for 
readers to know how hard we work to put together a good product for 
them. The reader's needs always come first." 

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Do Christians have a responsibility to be green? Jenny Schoenwetter, co-president of the club Going Green, 
believes so. "God gave us something magnificent, and I believe we should strive to return it to its original beauty 
and stop it from getting worse," she said. "It breaks my heart to see creation filled with waste, so I do what I can 
to change that while encouraging others to follow." 

Promoting recycling on campus is a big way to do just that. Going Green encourages perspective shifts 
through crafts that reuse garbage along with documentaries such as Bag It, which asks, "Is your life too plastic?" 

Members of Going Green participated in The Kankakee River Valley Cleanup and hope to bring in a speaker 
from the Evangelical Environmental Network. Overall, their biggest goal is to get Christians thinking about the is- 
sue. "I love to introduce people to the passion that I have to go green," Schoenwetter explained. 

-Heather Mead 



Club members are eager to return the 
Earth to its original beauty, the way God 
created it. (s) 




During the fall semester, the Going Greer 
Club gathers to clean up the Kankakee 
River (s) 




Members of the Going Green Club col- 
lect trash from the contaminated river to 
dispose of it properly, (s) 

Students work together towards a simila 
passion of conserving our planet, (s) 



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in Common Grounds at Green Roonn s 

open mic night, (kb) 

;tc Joey Ramirez expresses his heart's de- 
sires in one of his very own songs, (kb) 





"Green Room creates events so theatre kids from all over can meet other 
theatre kids just like themselves," explained Green Room president Emily Dil- 
lard. The group aims to promote theatre by sponsoring events and providing 
an outlet for the dramatists among us (such as Dillard) who are formally study- 
ing theatre. "I love being involved with this club because it's a great learning 
experience for my future career, and it's so much fun," she said. 

Part of the fun this year was "Elegies," a song cycle about people passing 
away. This was different from past events because the whole play was sung. 
Green Room sponsored an open mic night in January to show off the group's 
talents. The performances ranged from solo acts to small groups who sang or 
played instruments. 

24 Hour Theatre occurred in mid-February. The premise is that talented 
people work together to write, learn, perform, and produce one-act plays in the 
span of just one day. Highlights from the spring included the musical, "Once 
Upon a Mattress," and the spring play, "Metamorphoses." 

\ -Heather Mead 



Samuel Cullado plays self-written and cover songs with his electric violin (kb) 

Elizabeth and Ian Morley perform and show their passion for music as a duo. 

At this open mic night, the Morley siblings performed multiple covers and original 
pieces, (kb) 





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Garrett Corpier listens as ideas are 

brought up at a Social Justice Club 
meeting, (bb) 

Erin Evans leads tiie group during one 
of their first meetings, (bb) 




Hillary Vaughn and Rebecca 
smile for the camera, (bb) 



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Club members talk and laugh together, 
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A feeling of responsibility for what happens in the rest of the world is something that many Olivet students have. A 
group of these students decided to get together and form the Social Justice Club at Olivet. However, President Erin Ev- 
ans emphasizes that "We don't want to be a club focused on ourselves, but rather the needs of others throughout the 
globe. We strive to raise awareness of different injustices that a majority of the population is blind to." 

By initiating events and fundraisers to generate knowledge of real world issues, the Social Justice Club not only helps 
the cause, but it helps students at Olivet gain a greater understanding of the issues in the world. Kelly Fagerburg stresses 
that, "As busy college students, it is easy to forget how easy we have it here and lose sight of what is going on around the 
world that we, as Christians, have a responsibility to respond to. We hope that through the Social Justice Club we will bring 
to light the issues of children without shoes, war, and sex trafficking, and do what we can to end them." 

Ultimately, this group has a heart for what they are involved in. Fagerburg added, "We think this club is perfect for any- 
one who feels the same way, whether they know nothing about the organizations or issues we are representing, or have 
known about them for years. Also, TOMS are extremely popular among ONU students, so many already know about them; 
this is a way to be more involved with that organization. The war in Central Africa and sex trafficking are not talked about 
very often on our campus, and they may not seem relevant to college students. These issues are all too real and will affect 
our country and world if we don't do anything about them." 



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Dr. James Upchurch, Dean of the School 
of Education, inducts the new members 

of Kappa Delta Pi for the 201 1-2012 school 
year, (cl) 

Members of Kappa Delta Pi are education 
majors who exhibit excellence in all that 
they do and hope to improve the lives of 
children through education, (cl) 

Without teachers where would we be? Kappa Delta Pi is a group of education majors who want to influ- 
ence the next generation. Senior Sarah Whitten describes Kappa Delta Pi as "an international honor society for 
educators. We work to prepare education students will skills and experiences such as teacher panels, principal 
panels, and a Literacy Alive program that promotes reading." 

Education students are invited to join Kappa Delta Pi during their junior year after they have been ac- 
cepted into the education program and acquiring a minimum GPAof 3.3. Whitten emphasizes that "Members of 
Kappa Delta Pi pledge to the ideals of faith in improving the education of children and young people, developing 
an inquiring mind, serving the community, and a willingness to work for the objectives of our profession." Presi- 
dent Lindsey Mecum sees Kappa Delta Pi's purpose as "promoting professionalism and excellence in teachers 
and to recognize outstanding contributions in the field of education. Overall, Whitten believes "Kappa Delta Pi is 
an organization that allows student teachers and pre-service teachers to connect to the others around the world. 
It is a wonderful organization that stands for excellence and the education of all." 

-Elizabeth Cook 



President Lindsey Mecum wel- 
comes students to the teacher 
panel that was held in the fall. This 
question and answer session gave 
education majors the opportuniy to 
talk with current teachers and stu- 
dent teachers, (cl) 

Dr. Upchurch speaks with a first 
year teacher at the question and 
answer session, (cl) 





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Corrie Everson and Emily Wood listen 
to election information at a Kappa 
Delta Rho meeting, (bb) 



President Danae Zarubuck leads the 
meeting, (bb) 






Melinda Jones and Martha Harrouff laugl 
as they talk together, (bb) 

Kappa Delta Rho members empower oti' 
ers through their service and leadership, 
(bb) 



"We may be one of the smaller departments, but we are a dedicated group of individuals and we work 
hard to achieve departmental and personal goals," said president of Kappa Delta Rho Danae Zarbuck. "Kappa 
Omicron Nu is the Family and Consumer Sciences Honor Society. Kappa Delta Rho is the Olivet branch of this 
larger society. We help with service projects that are put on by graduating seniors. We host a Portfolio Workshop 
for freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. We held a fundraiser in November, and then in the spring many of our 
members also participate in the FACS Fashion Show." 

Junior and senior family and consumer science majors are invited to apply and become a part of this 
honor society if they meet the requirements necessary. The mission of Kappa Omicron Nu is to empower leaders 
through scholarship, research, and leadership. However, Zarbuck emphasizes that Kappa Delta Rho is "a group 
of individuals who are committed to excellence and striving to better ourselves professionally so we can be pre- 
pared to enter the real world after graduation." 

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President Allison Ascher listens to the 
members of Lambda Pi Eta. (gjf) 

Lambda Pi Eta members exhibit excel- 
lence both in and out of the classroom. 

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Lambda Pi Eta is the Communication Honor Society on campus. The students involved become members 
of the National Communication Association. Communication majors are invited to become a part of it during their 
junior or senior year here at Olivet. 



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The club is not all about the education, however. According to senior Allison Ascher, Lambda Pi Eta puts 
together activities like Commies in Costume, a Halloween party, and Communications Week, a time for Commu- 
nication majors to get together and learn more about the major and fellowship with fellow teachers and students. 
They also organize a service project. 

"Lambda Pi Eta is relevant to students at Olivet by giving fellow Communication majors a chance to fel- 
ilowship, teach and reach out to younger communication majors, and make a difference not only on campus, but 
also outside the reach of Olivet," said Ascher. 

-Elizabeth Cook 



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together as they share ideas for 
an upcoming event, (gjf) 



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Students are hard at work figuring out \ 
the Math Murder Mystery Tliey start out 
by worl^ing on a computer matli prob- 
lem, (oil) 

A group solves riddles and matli prob- 
lems, (oh) 




Students play the game "set," which in- 
volves solving a math crossword, (ch) 

About 25 students participate in the an- 
nual Math Murder Mystery event that 
takes place on campus. The group come 
together at the end to try and figure out tf 
fake murder mystery, (ch) 



Interested in the equations, proofs, and imaginary numbers all associated with math? ONU's Math Club is not 
limited to just math and engineering majors. "Contrary to popular belief, we do not just sit around and complete 
math problems," said President Danielle Vander Schaaf. "Every club meeting is interactive and fun and does not 
require advanced math skills." Throughout the year they have many activities such as a mathematical photo scav- 
enger hunt, origami sessions, and the annual math murder mystery. 

The Math Club meets once a month to explore math-related topics. If the world of numbers sounds particularlyl 
appealing, then the Math club may be just the place for you. 

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During the man tournamnet, two men joust 
to the death. ..or just until their ribs hurt, (cl) 

Jeremy Height and Brandon Klemm par- 
ticipate in an eating challenge during the 
Man Competition. (cl) 





Men's Residential Life is a part of ASC and looks out for the interests of all men on campus. MRL plans and hosts fun 
events for guys to participate in during the school year. These events help the men build community and camaraderie on 
campus. 

Men can become a part of the council by signing up at the beginning of the school year, and by being on the council 
you get to help brainstorm new ideas and make decisions for events that will be put on throughout the year. The MRL 
council puts on events like the all-school tailgate party, Guy's Night, Manvember, and Juggernaunt. During Manvember 
the men don't shave for the whole month of November. For the month of "Manvember" male students who wanted to par- 
ticipate, received a "man card" that had a list of things for the men to do for women, such as cook them dinner. Through 
events like these, the men of ONU can come together and do manly things, while honoring Christ. 

-Jessica Morey 



The sophomores try to beat 
the freshmen during tug- 
of-war at the "Man Tourn- 
manent." The tournament 
was MRUs big event in 
November, giving the men 
on campus opportunities to 
compete in various manly 
activities, (cl) 

Caleb Burkey goes crazy on 

some hot wings during the 
eating competition, (cl) 





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educators connected. As Racinei Tschetter, club president, said, 
"There are several benefits of being involved with NAME, like go- 
ing to conferences, getting plugged in to the music programs in 
the area, teaching opportunities, and receiving articles." 

Members also grow into better teachers. At conferences, 
the members learn topics such as new music techniques. The 
group regularly has meetings consisting of committee work and 
learning opportunities. "Fall semester we had a workshop on Ko- 
daly," said Tschetter. "Spring semester we will have a few more 
workshops on teaching disabled students and show choir. We do 
fundraisers and have a party every semester." 

The workshops are something new this year as well as 
meeting twice as much as years past. There are also committees 
that help organize the work load and event planning. "I love how 
easy it is to be able to learn more about my field of study," said 
Tschetter. "Not only does NAME help with my educational needs, 
but it also helps with my promotional needs because it is a na- 
tionally recognized organization." 

-Heather Mead 



meetings one to two times every month, (ch) 

NAI\/IE is a nationally acknowledged club that 
helps explain to its members the many opportunities 
for furthering their education, (ch) 



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Members of Mu Kappa enjoy snacks and caji 
games together, (ap) \ 

Members of both Mu Kappa and MERC joinei »* 
together for a Christmas party this holiday 
season, (s) 

Jamila Col<er and Ariel Turner join together f 
food and fellowship (ap) 



"The best thing about Mu Kappa is that even though we all come from different 
countries and have different backgrounds, we all share the common interest to work and 
play hard - there's never a dull moment!" explained Narmaly Jean-Baptiste, president of 
Mu Kappa. Once a club for only missionary kids, Mu Kappa has grown to include military 
children, international students, first generation Americans, and more. 

"The purpose of Mu Kappa is primarily to provide support and mentoring for 
these students, who sometimes face unique challenges in an American culture different 
from their primary culture," said Rebecca Schnurr, the faculty sponsor. This year the club 
focused on their relationship with MERC, who also aims to direct more student attention 
towards diversity. In April, they co-hosted Diversity Week with MERC and also participated 
in the FACS fashion show, sporting traditional dress and cultural wear. Diversity week 
included a talent show, a fair displaying boards prepared by MERC members offering infor- 
mation about their home countries, and ethnic dishes served in Ludwig. 

As students from across the world collaborate in Mu Kappa, they not only find a 
place within Olivet to belong, but add diversity to the rest of the student body as well. 

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Students enjoy their holiday treats, (ap) 

Torraine Hoover waits for her turn to 

draw a card during a Mu Kappa event 
where the group played the game 
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of the club, which has continued to grow, (ap) 

The club gathers every month for their infor- 
' mal meetings in the Viatorian Room, (ap) 

MERC aims to spread ethnic diversity awareness throughout the campus as well as teaching everyone that no 
matter what race, we are all in the one body of Christ. "We have a stronger alumni base, better advertising strategies, 
and a more in-depth Facebook page and Twitter account this year," said G.E. Bennett, the club president. "We have 
also added more events and gained support from companies in the Kankakee area." 

This past year, MERC continued its tradition of hosting the annual Christmas Expressions event in Common 
Grounds where people read poetry, discussed how different cultures view Christmas, and sang holiday songs. "Christ- 
mas Expressions was packed out this year and filled with fellowship and laughter," said Bennett. The club also hosted 
a fashion show in March and Diversity Week in April. Bennett stated, "This week starts with a Diverse Celebrations 
dinner, Diverse Expressions which is similar to Christmas Expressions, and the greatest show on Earth: ONU's Got Tal- 
ent." 

Bennett is involved because he wants to unite people of different races. He said, "When giving your all to some- 
thing, you have to believe in the very foundation and purpose of that entity. I believe in MERC and everything that it 
stands for and I hold true to the fact that we are not only teaching diversity, but also bringing people closer to God." 

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ERC nnennbers help plan their 
club events together, (ap) 



/lERC President Gregory-Elijah Ben- 
lett strives to unite people of different 
laces. (ap) 



Sophomores Meiling Jin and Staci Bradbury 
first joined MERC their freshman year 

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Junior Josh Sutton gives blood during t; 
fall semester blood drive, (cl) ; 

NSA holds a blood drive each semestet: 
encouraging students to come out and 
participate, (cl) 

Tracy Redman shares some laughs to 

keep her mind off of her arm for a while 
while SA takes blood, (cl) 



Sophomore class president Brandon 
Klemm participated in helping NSAthi 
year with their blood drive, which was 
the most successful one they have had 
yet. (cl) 



Although nursing students already spend a lot of time together with all the classes and large amounts of homework 
they share, the nursing department offers a club called Nursing Student Association to anyone involved in the major as a 
way to give them something fun and more relaxing to be involved in. Level II representative Bethany Meredith explains th 
importance of this club to her, stating "I love NSA because we collaborate to uplift one another and encourage each other 
throughout our busy weeks, stressful days, and exciting moments". 

The "NSA has an executive council made up of 15 members representing sophomore through senior nursing students 
These members are elected for a one-year commitment to help plan events for nursing students, connect nursing student 
to service projects in the community and on campus, and promote health and wellness," states the NSA President, Rache 
Waltz. 



Some of the opportunities that NSA has for its members to participate in are blood drives, bonfires, holiday parties, 
weekly devotionals, and article contributions to the GlimmerGlass about health topic. This year during their fall blood drive 
they were able to collect enough blood donations to break their previous record. The association also does two graduatioi 
pinnings a year and holds a party to induct new members each year as well. This year is the 50th anniversary of the Nursig 
Department, and to celebrate they are hosting an open house and an affinity dinner. 



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understand their lab better as she T.A s 

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The National Science Teaciiers Association is attempting to iielp 
refocus scliools on science. At Olivet, the club is focused on helping 
engage and educate children through interactive science. "NSTA is 
about students who desire to share a passion for science with our 
generation," said President Aaron Fiehn. 

NSTA has about fifteen members who share the same passion. 
The club helps out in the community to do this already with cub 
scouts and local schools. NSTA also holds a yearly conference that 
students can attend. 

Members enjoy implementing the skills they are learning in class- 
es and getting practical what they will be doing after they graduate. 
Member Elizabeth White explained, "It is an awesome experience 
being able to practice teaching science to young children. We make 
science fun for them!" 

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Olivet Geological Society is primarily for those who are earth scientists, but anyone is allowed to join in ord«^ 
to learn more about geology and grow with others who have the same passion. "We were able to do a campinc 
trip this year, which didn't happen last year," said Brian Schrock, club president. "We did a lot of hiking and ideril 
tied fossils. We also built some pretty big campfires where we sat around and talked for hours each night. Thell 
were tons of stars to see in the sky so we watched for shooting stars for about an hour." 

This trip took place at Apple River Canyon State Park (IL) in October and lasted for the weekend. The club'; 
activities are usually fairly cheap since they are for college students. This particular camping trip was paid for b 
the club funds, making it free for the students. Another trip the society likes to take is to the field museum whici' 
usually costs $20; this includes admission, the train ride fair and food. 

"We usually have a few OGS/department parties with the professors throughout the year," said Schrock. "V\ 
also try to do at least one camping trip each year, as well as a trip to the Field Museum in the spring." Schrock 
is involved because he loves to lead and encourage other people in joining his passion. "OGS is a great way to 
build friendships while developing a passion for the world around us," said Schrock. 



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Phi Alpha Theta is a group on campus focused on promoting the study of history through academic excel- 
lence, as well as promoting awareness of both significant historical and current events. 

The group consisted of 10 members who are dedicated to this mission, and at the end of each year new 
members are inducted into the club. This year, to raise awareness and to show fellow students what the club is 
all about. Phi Alpha Theta hosted a mock academic conference during Scholar's Week. 

President Ethan Stephens explained that the group hosted a guest lecture from political author and frequent 
Fox News guest S.E. Cupp. Phi Alpha Theta hosts a political or historically influenced individual each year and I 
opens the event to the entire student body to promote the group as well as to make contemporary issues knowi' 

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academic excellence, while promoting 
historical and current events, (bb) 

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speaker to S.E. Cupp's presenta- 
tion. Cupp is a conservative political 
columnist and commentator, (s) 




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Cataldo, Matthew Logan, David Parker, 
Matthew Van Dyke, Lindsay Tobias, anc 
Cassie Collins. (gjf) 

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This past year was a year of remodeling and rebirth for the Pre-Law Society. Through all the changes one thing 
stays the same; the club still exists to give students the opportunity to have fellowship together with others in the 
>ame program and to equip them for their future careers. 

In an effort to redesign and start fresh, the Pre-Law Society made changes that included a new meeting time, a 
lew constitution, and a fresh executive staff, explained President Lindsey Tobias. Despite the changes made and the 
/ear of reconstruction, Tobias believes that the new changes are very helpful and exciting for future members, stat- 
ing ,"lt is my belief that the changes will benefit generations of Pre-Law Society members to come." 

Pre-Law Society is designed to benefit and serve any students in the Pre-Law Program who are willing to get 
Involved and better their future. The club connects Pre-Law students and helps them to prepare for law school by 
)racticing the LSAT, which is the entry level exam, and by going on tours to visit law schools. 



-Allyson Vrabel 



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Flashes are going off and music is pumping. Students are strutting tiieir stuff down a lit runway wearing 
clotlies in styles including geek chic, all-American, urban, and college life. SUFACS partnered with MERC to put 
on this year's annual FACS fashion show. Senior Corrie Everson and junior Emily Wood were this year's co- 
directors. "The hardest part was keeping track of everything by ourselves. It was our first big event and we didn 
know what we should expect," said Everson. 

Throughout the event there were many twists and unexpected turns, but in the end it turned out well. "The 
best part was the feeling we had when there was nothing we could do, but watch the show and watch our hard 
work pay off. It's one of our most fun events for a lot of people because it is so different, and we had fun meet- 
ing new people and providing a cool event for the school," said Everson. Senior Reetu Ghotra was one of the 
models in the show, said "It was a fun bonding experience with other people who were both nervous and excited 
about doing something that they had never done before, attempting their catwalk down the runway." 

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advertised through brightly colored posters 
and giant wooden Christmas trees, (s) 

Publicity Council used the beloved Dis- 
ney cartoon "Recess" to advertise ONU 
Recess at Riverside Fitness Center in the 
spring, (s) 

Campus clubs and ministries can utilize 
Publicity council's creativity to spread 
the word about upcoming meetings and 
events, (s) 

Members of Publicity Council spend 
countless hours designing posters, T- 
shirts, and other forms of advertisements 
for campus events, clubs, and ministries, 
(bb) 

Visual art is wiiat tine Publicity Council creates to advertise the many events that occur on campus 
throughout the school year. VP of Publicity, Kelsea Beville , wanted to make this year stand out and help 
students remember the events put on by coming up with very creative advertisements besides just posters. 

This year the design and marketing teams came together and accomplished Kelsea's goal by using a 
huge pumpkin to advertise the Candy Costume Fest, giving all the girls on campus flowers for Homecoming 
Coronation, and bringing in a huge Christmas tree cut out for the 12 days of Christmas party. The council is 
made up of graphic designers and marketing students who bring creative ideas together in order to make all 
students aware of events happening on campus. 




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ROTC cadets are early risers, getting up three days a week at 
5:30 a.m. to work out and keep physically fit in order to pass the 
Army Physical Fitness Test. The goal of ROTC is to prepare the ca- 
dets to be future military leaders of America. ROTC has its benefits 
with 100% of schooling being paid for along with room and board, a 
monthly stipend, and a guaranteed job. 

Caitie Sweet states, "ROTC trains me to be mentally and physi- 
cally tough in a Christian atmosphere." Everyone involved in the 
program is essential to the success of ROTC, and it is a big commit- 
ment. Sweet says, "I enjoy contributing to this program and being 
allowed to work with peers to develop others. Seeing cadets grow 
as people and leaders is very rewarding. I enjoy pushing myself 
mentally and physically in various aspects." 

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Frey take part in one of this year's initia- 
tions, (mr) 

The inductees light their candles, an 

initiation tradition, (mr) 

Jack Christiansen, the society president 
helps lead this night with a reading, (mr 

Nine members were initiated on this night 
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Sigma Delta Pi, a Spanisln honor society, began in 1919 to recognize students who participate in Spanish language 
classes as well as those who have an interest in the language. "It honors those who have made contributions to the His- 
panic world through study and appreciation," said Jack Christensen. SDP currently had 12 members this year, and there 
are usually 3-10 students inducted each year. 

"We are in the beginning stages of joining ASC," said Christensen. "That is our biggest step this year. In the past, SDP 
has hosted Study Abroad Forums and soon we will be doing a service project for the community." The society has two 
inductions and a party every semester. The first induction occurred in the spring of 2008. The ceremonies for these news 
members includes an explanation of what the society's colors mean, what the emblem means, and what they are expected 
to do. 

Although its research, preparation, and application for a new chapter came first, the first induction ceremony was held 
during the spring semester of 2008. "I love the Spanish language, so getting involved was the right decision," said Chris- 
tensen. "My thought was, 'What is better than being with a group that has the same interests as me?. When the opportunity 
presented itself for a position of leadership, I wanted to pursue it." 



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Sigma Tau Dr. Seuss party, (ch) 

In honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday, Signna Tau put 
on an event in the Fishbowl of Benner Libarary. 
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Students enjoy dressing up as characters 
from Dr. Seuss's beloved books, (ch) 

Allison Javorka and Martha Harrouff pour 
drinks for students, (ch) 




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The international Englisin iionor society Sigma Tau Delta pro- 
motes global literacy. However, only a number of people can enter 
the honors group. "Admittance to our group is based on GPA and 
number of English courses taken," said co-president Emily Spu- 
naugle. The society offers opportunities for leadership, scholar- 
ship, awards, and publication. According to their admittance letters, 
"Membership in Sigma Tau is sure to sweeten job resumes and grad 
school applications." 

At the end of February, their international convention was held in 
New Orleans, LA where 7 members' papers were presented. These 
students included Megan Dowell, Sarah Jensen, Autumn Keiss, Brit- 
ney Daette Marko, Ian Matthews, Jessica Mondy, and Dana Peter- 
son. "My paper was about a short story I read in American Literature 
last year," said Meg Dowell. "I analyzed the themes of true love and 
reality by giving examples from a story about two people who found 
a happy ending when there almost wasn't one. I never thought it 
would get picked." 

On February 23 in Benner Library's Fish Bowl, the society, along 
with the Student Dietetic Association, created an all-campus event 
for Dr. Seuss Day. "Sigma Tau provided fun games, and SDA made 
"Seussical" snacks," said Spunaugle. "Because Sigma Tau is an 
honor society and doesn't maintain much of a "presence" on cam- 
pus, it was a great opportunity to catch us 'in action.'" 



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Lucas Fain and Matt Jones act out a topij 
that the audience gave them, (cl) 

Jonathan Shreves and IVlatt Wilson listenf 
to hear what the audience members 
want them to do for their next game, (cl) 

Freya Christine, Becca Yates, and Lucas j 
Fain do their best to entertain the crowdj 

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Members of Spoons 4 Forks stop for a 
quick photo after an improv show, (cl) 



Spoons 4 Forks, an improv comedy team at ONU, performed a show once a month for their audiences this 
year. The way Spoons 4 Forks does their improv is in a Christian way, by keeping their material clean and re- 
flecting God with their comedic talents. 

The group uses a variety of games, and the focus of each game is given to them by the audience. The group 
makes up funny skits on the spot and their main purpose is to get the audience to laugh. Member Matt Wilson 
said, "I enjoy how close the team is and how we are more like a family than anything else." As a team they come 
together to perform and just get people to laugh during their shows. Eric Harmon mentioned what he enjoyed th 
most; "Shows are the most fun I have. I love to perform and the energy of the crowd is such a rush." 

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cookies and hot chocolate, (cl) 

Members of the dietetic association make 
chocolates to sell and raise money for 
their group, (c 




Think back to your freshman year when you lived on campus and 
ate most of your meals in the cafeteria. Every freshman has the fear of the 
"freshman 15" hitting them with the all-you-can-eat buffet. 

The Student Dietetic Association is an organization on campus for the 
dietetic majors, and their mission is to, "Provide dietetic students an av- 
enue to grow, develop, lead, and encourage one another in their passion 
for nutrition and health." SDA helped students to improve on their nutrition 
even though healthy options aren't always the first thing you think of in the 
cafeteria. 

SDA is very involved on campus and in the community. They volun- 
teered at Feed My Starving Children in Aurora, Illinois. SDA has also put 
on events on campus such as "Dump your Plump" which was an exercise 
and wellness competition during February. During National Nutrition Day, 
the group promoted healthy lifestyles and proper nutrition. 

Martha Harrouff said, "I have a passion for nutrition, people, and help- 
ing people." She also stated, "My most cherished moments of the SDA will 
be the relationships I have built with fellow students." '''^ 

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i;talk together about Dietetics and future 
^events, (cl) 

Dietetic majors gather for a quick photo 
after a meeting, (cl) 



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during Physical Education nnethods. (kb) 

Through the physical education class, el| 
ementary education majors get ideas of 
how to incorporate physical activities anc 
games into their classrooms, (kb) 

Students prepare to race on the scooter; 
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Kelli Brown tutors a fifth grade student o 
multiplication facts. SEA members receiv 
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local schools, (kb) 



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The Student Education Association is a student-led group that provides both on and off campus opportunities 
for students enrolled in the education program. In addition to group meetings and fellowship together as educa 
tion majors, the club offers valuable opportunities for members, including reading with children in the community| 
tutoring students, and assisting teachers. 

President Lindsey Kirchner explained, "SEA strives to help prepare education majors to become profession 
als influencing lives and allow future educators to receive valuable experiences." Through all the opportunities tc 
get involved that the club offers throughout the year, it is very easy for SEA club members to prepare themselvei 
in their future career. 

Council Member Alii Chadwick loves the opportunity to be involved in a club that prepares and equips her for 
her future profession. Chadwick stated, "I believe it is a wonderful opportunity that offers students the ability to 
get involved, be inspired, impact the community, and gain an edge in their field." 

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Sarah Durazo decides which handle 
would look best, (ch) 

Elizabeth Cook, Professor Catherine An- 
strom, and Danielle Strange gather for a 
picture at the SUFACS party, (mr) 



The object of the Student Unit of Family and Consumer Science (SUFACS) is to provide an introduc- 
tion to Olivet students about the Family and Consumer Science career path and to help those pursuing 
this career do so with a Christian attitude. 

The club has around 20-30 members each year and meets often for meetings and events throughout 
the year. Some of the events held include a fashion show in March, craft fair in December, and an end- 
of-the-year banquet. SUFCAS tries to incorporate outside students into the club, and this year they did 
30 with their December craft fair. Member Hope Olson stated, "The first "Christmas Bazaar" event was 



p, a great way for artists and crafters to show off their talent and sell their creations to students and faculty 
'' alike." 

SUFACS also participates in Family and Consumer Science service projects in effort to give back to 
:he community. In the past, they have had quest speakers in their profession come into meetings to give 
, students an idea of what it looks like to be involved full time in their career choice. 

-Allyson Vrabel 




Jason DeYoung, Kelly Fagerburg, and Emnna 

Reutter stuff bags for the Kankakee Trolley Sam Fowler searches for an internship at 

Tour, (s) ^he Job Fair held in February, (kb) 




Austin Brinl< sells tickets for people to ri 
on the Kanl<akee Trolley, (kb) 

Members of SIFE are passionate about 
business and helping others, (bb) 

The worldwide Students In Free Enterprise mission statement is, "To bring together the top leaders of today 

and tomorrow to create a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of business." SIFE preside! 

Lauren Blunier said, "It is unique that students can be involved at either the club level or the class level. Club 

members volunteer at their own pace while class members contribute a minimum of fifty hours of project work 

a semester. Anyone can be involved with SIFE, all years and majors. We create our own projects, so we get to 

work on goals that we are passionate about." 

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This year, SIFE went to Haiti over spring break to deliver shoes to Haitian entrepreneurs. "My all-time favor 

SIFE moment was when I got to go to Haiti this spring break with four other SIFE members and personally de 

liver shoes to entrepreneurs who we've been writing business plans and sponsoring microloans for over the pa 

two years! It was such a cool moment to actually meet the Haitians that our project is reaching and see that wh 

we're doing for them is a matter of putting food on the table," emphasized Blunier. 



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The women of WRL pose for a picture after the Homecoming Coronation, (kb) 

According to Women's Residential Life Vice President Karyn 
Niciiols, tine goal of WRL is "Connecting women on campus and help- 
ing create an atmosphere that is fun for the ladies." 

WRL is involved in planning numerous events on campus. 
Nichols and her team of women help with Homecoming Coronation, 
the Sister 2 Sister ministry, Mr. ONU, and the Leading Ladies Lun- 
cheon. The group also puts on events like a women's self defense 
class and parties for girls in Sister 2 Sister. Nichols stated, "We as- 
sisted with Operation Christmas Child by helping promote it in the 
women's dorms and apartments. WRL even teamed up with MRL for 
some events this year." 

Nichols enjoys working with her fellow council members. "They 
are so hard working and creative. They are very responsive in helping 
me last minute, which I appreciate so much. I love brainstorming for 
events with them." WRL is an organization for women to provide more 
events that everyone on campus can enjoy and learn from. s^/^ 

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As if finals aren't stressful enough, many students walking around campus in December have the 
added challenge of guarding against incoming tennis balls, whacked at them with golf clubs by none 
other than a group of snickering professors. Only one posse is capable of such devilry: the Communica- 
tions Department. 

Headed up by the infamous Dr. Jay Martinson, the department consists of six teachers who make 
laughter a priority, whether they're teaching class, sailing down the Kankakee River dressed as pirates, 
or blowing off steam through a round of tennis ball golf. "We're allowed to deduct strokes if we "acciden- 
tally" happen to hit a student with one of the flying tennis balls," said Professor Mark Bishop, who won this 
year by nailing a student in the ankle. "So watch out, if you see us across campus, we could be aiming for 
you!" 

"Although we take our call to produce competent communicators very seriously, we don't really 
take ourselves very seriously," said Dr. Emily Lamb Normand. Realizing that a strong department is uni- 
fied, the professors bond through the wackiness. "It's a rare opportunity to work with colleagues who are 
also among my best friends," explained Dr. Jay Martinson. "We function better as a team because we truly 
enjoy each other." 

That team maintains students as their burning priority. They've recently changed the curriculum for 
Communications majors to reflect the increasing convergence in media. "Our new structure will essentially 
"cross-train" media students in video, audio, writing, and speaking skills which are now expected of all 
media graduates," said Martinson. As Bishop put it, "These days, media companies are hiring one per- 
son who can do three jobs as opposed to hiring three people to do three different jobs. We're preparing 
students to stand out among other graduates." 

Since Martinson's arrival in 1993, the department has more than doubled in size. The biggest con- 
centration is now TV production, an area of study which didn't exist twenty years ago. Students have ac- 
cess to more than 20 cameras, two TV studios, an editing lab, premiere software, and leading internships, 
according to Bishop. "Our changes are taking a great program and making it better," Normand said. 
Perhaps the most important resource the department has to offer, however, is its people. Senior Allison 
Ascher, president of the Communications honor society, has recognized the difference: "I like how the 
Comm. department is all one big family," she said. "As a major, you go through so many different things to- 
gether, and you come to find good friends within the department. I also like that the professors are friends 
as well. They do silly things together, like golfing through the middle of campus." 

"All of life revolves around being able to interact and communicate effectively (through a variety of 
means); our department prepares students to do just that," Martinson said. "I want our department to pro- 
vide a training ground that pushes students academically and spiritually so that they can become lead- 
ers in their careers, communities, churches, and homes." As evidenced by steadily increasing numbers 
of Communications majors, students are willing to dodge a few tennis balls to learn from such a devoted 
group of role models. 



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the class discussion. (ch) 

Students enjoy listening to Professor Kristian 
Veit's lecutre in social psychology, (ch) 




Students learn about operant 
conditioning using SNIFFEY 
the virtual rat. (ch) 



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Joey Ramirez about Party With Jesus, (kb) 

Joey Ramirez smiles for the camera, waiting to 
share the good news of an in-reach ministry in the 
Larsen Fine Arts Center, (kb) 




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class, (kb) 

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as Java and C/C. (I<b) 

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)epartment of 

Catherine Bareiss. 

Dpartment Chair 

44 Majors with studies in 
Computer Engineering, Computer Science, 

and Information Systems Peter Robinson 




Dr. Larry Vail 



Nic Dickrell 





Tliose in computer science are studying to 
Improve our current technology (l<b) 



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textbooks to get an idea for a science lesson plan, (cl) 

Sarah Kooy gives a book talk on Halloween ch 
dren's books for in Children's Literature, (cl) 



School of 



James Upchurch 

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228 Majors with studies in Early 

Childhood Education and 

Elementary Education. 



Dr. Roxanne Forgrave Miley Reed 



Dr. Dale Oswalt 




Rachel Williams and Rachel Domaoal present their puppets in Applied Arts, (cl) Molly Karenke and Andrew Faber use the 

Ellison Di-Cut machine in the Curriculunn 
Center for their bulletin boards in Language 
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Department of 



Mike Morgan, 

Department Chair 
105 Majors with studies in Engineering. 





Luis Aguilar 



Ryan Shrout 



Prof. Joseph Schroeder 





Seth Means and Linnea Orne solve the 
equation together, (cl) 

Josh Long watches carefully as 
Christian Bach performs an arc weld in 

the engineering shop, (cl) 




Aaron Lucas and Nate DeGraaf utilize 
the Engineering lab's computer soft- 
ware to complete a project, (cl) 

Owen Blough is hard at work on his 
senior Engineering project with assis- 
tance from Nick Pickering, (cl) 





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Sue Williams, 

Department Chair 

92 Majors with studies in English, 

English Education, Spanish, and 

Spanish Education 




Beth Thrali 



Cherish Klossing 



Ian Matthews 



Professor Forrestal leads class in a discussion on 

C.S. Lewis, (ch) 



The group visited the house where William 
Shakespeare was born, (s 



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travel to England The group toured to the histori- 
cal stie of Stonehenge (s 




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plastic wrap after a tough track practice, (gjf) 

Dana Clausing wraps freshman Stefan Sauders elbow with 
ice and secures it with plastic wrap for a tight hold (gjf) 




Department of 

Scott Armstrong, 

Dpartment Chair 

199 Majors with studies in Athletic Training, 

Exercise Science, Physical Education, 

Recreation & Leisure Studies, and 

Sport Management 




Alex Smith 







Mackenzie Stephens 



Dana Clausing 




Mackenzie Stephens places plastic wrap on the 

foot before covering it with an Ace bandage. (gjf) 

Dana Clausing secures the bandage on Cory 
Miller's ankle, (gjf) 





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Madison Leeseberg and Anna Grieder 
listen during a class lecture, (ap) 

Lauren Versweyveld and her fellow 
classmates practice checking for a 
pulse, (ap) 



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Department Chair 

109 Majors with studies in Child Development, 
Dietetics, Family & Consumer Science, 
Family & Consumer Science Education. 
Fashion Merchandising, and 
Housing/Environmental Design 




Chelsea Speas and 
Lauren Ciganek 



Corrie Everson 



Prof. April Kamba 



Michael Bishop, Torey 
Laferney, and Aaron 
Link practice CPR. (ap) 

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Anstrom assists her 
students in a sewing 
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WILLIAM DEAN, 

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98 Majors with studies in Geography, 

History, Political Science, Public Policy, 

Social Science, and Social Science 

Education. 




Denee Jones 



Dr. David Van Heemst Matt Vandyke 





Students are consistently chal- 
lenged in American Civlization. (ap) 



Jose Alcantar, Chyna Sparks, and 
Josh IVlcLaren anxiously await their 
turn to present winile Tanner Garner 
delivers his portion of the presenta- 
tion on Sparta and Athens, (ap) 



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the class discussion (ap) 

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Dr. Stephen Brown 



Kayla Layman 



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liberal arts, (ap) 



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the day (ap) 




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equation at the beginning of 
class, (ap) 



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Dr. Woodruff 



Christopher LeFevre 



Melody Abbott 



The class listens as students play a worship set 

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LINDA DAVISON, 

Department Chair 



304 Majors with studies in Nursing 



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present a skit about diagnoses for the other 
nursing majors, (mf) 



Bryan Stevens volunteers his group for the first 
presentation, (mf) 




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Kaylee LaPenas and Lauren Faber document their 
data, (cl) 

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work together in the gravity lab (cl) 





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AX REAMS, 

Department Chair 

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Geological Engineering, Geology, 

Physical Science, and Sciene Education 




Department of 

HOUSTON THOMPSON, 

Department Chair 

186 Majors with studies in 
Criminal Justice and Social Work 





Sarah Schrock 



Kara DeYoung 



Prof. Janice Hockensmith 



Sarah Tournear and Heidi Watson are very fo- 
cused on the lecture in their Crisis Intervention 
class, (cl) 

Katie Schultz, Sarah Warner, and Brianna Robert- 
son take detailed notes during class (cl) 



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Children's Ministry, Christian Education, 

Intercultural Studies, Ministerial Missions, 

Pastoral Ministry, Philosophy-Religion, 

Religious Studies, and Youth Ministry. 




Alex Strand 



Brody Stewart 



Zach G rover 





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in Ecuador, (s) 



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trip in Ecuador, (s) 



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key in Ecuador (s) 



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for a picture in front of the Sydney Opera 
House, (s) 



Getting tired of the boring landscape of Bourbonnais, Illinois? Catch yourself daydreaming of places like England, Aus- 
tralia, India, or somewhere else? Then studying abroad might just be for you! With exciting opportunities all over the world, 
study abroad provides the opportunity for college students to earn credit while traveling the world. 

Senior Angela Williams is the student ambassador for the study abroad program and she studied abroad in Uganda this 
past year. Williams declared at the study abroad meeting, "Study Abroad is a very valuable experience even beyond the 
classroom." Katelyn Holmer also shared about her study abroad experience in Uganda and had a "rural home stay," during 
her time there. She commented that "you learn a different way of living." Senior Aubrey Sarna studied abroad in Australia in 
a program which offered arts, music, and theology. Sarna said, "When you study abroad, it's a great opportunity to try out 
new things." Senior Joshua Tracy claimed to be an introvert, but wanted badly to be in the music industry. He said that his 
study abroad experience was, "The thing that [he] needed to get [him] out of his comfort zone and boy did it ever!" 

These experiences are just a small sampling of many stories about study abroad. Perhaps this will be an opportunity for 
you to step out of your comfort zone and embrace a new land, a new culture, and a new outlook on life. As Professor Jan 
Hockensmith so aptly stated during the meeting, "It is a life changing experience." 

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First and foremost I would like to thank 
iod, for everything You have done and 
re doing in my life. You are my hope, 
ly strength, my rock, and my salvation. 

To my wonderful parents for mak- 
g me the woman I am today. From 
Du I have learned the importance of 
ard work, dedication, responsibility, 
nd love. You have always supported 
le in everything I've ever done and 
don't know where I'd be without your 
onstant love and guidance. I love you! 



I irandma and Grandpa Simpson and 
randma Zelhart: Thank you for all of 

Dur love and support. I am blessed to 
ave grandparents like you in my life. I 
ve you all very much! 

Jen, Jace, and my beautiful Em- 
rsyn Kate: You are the best sister and 
rother-in-law a girl could ask for. Thank 
Du for all of your love and being there 
)r me when I need you! I am blessed 
have you in my life. Aunt Sarah loves 
Du Emmy and you have brightened 
ly life more than you will ever know! 

Kyle, Bre, Ian, Mitch, Karyn, Kelsea, 
hane, Cathy, and Alex: It has been 
jch a blessing to serve on Executive 
ouncil with the nine of you this school 
3ar. You have been more than just 
lends to me, but a family. Thank you for 
Dur support, prayers, friendship and the 
idless laughter that occurs when we 
e all together. I love you all very much! 



Amber: It has been an honor having 
bu as an Advisor for the past two years, 
-^-■fiave no idea what I would have done 
ithout you. You have had my back from 
ay one and I appreciate all of your 
ords of support and encouragement, 
specially when things got rough this 
)ar. It's been great working with you and 
anks for everything. You are the best! 



Janelle: Thank you for being a great 
end and roommate, who put up with my 
ressed out self and told me everything 
ould turn out in the end. We survived 
udent teaching together and have had 
) many great memories. Love you! 



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Sandi and my wonderful second 

•aders: It has been an absolute bless- 

g to have been your student teach- 

this school year. From you have I 



learned what it means to be a great 
teacher and I know more than ever that 
this is what I am called to do. Thank 
you Sandi for being such a great co- 
operating teacher! I thank God every- 
day that I was placed in your class- 
room. I have learned so much from you 
and I appreciate all of your guidance. 

Anna: This book would not look half as 
good as it does without your amazing tal- 
ent and design. I am so happy you were 
Executive Designer this year. Thank you 
so much for all of your hard work, dedica- 
tion, attention to detail, and just being a 
great friend. You are amazing Anna and 
I would never have made it through this 
year without you! The two of us "Z" girls 
pulled off a pretty amazing book after all! 

Brandon: I cannot thank you enough 
for all that you did for me this year. I 
know at times you probably felt your job 
was kind of unimportant, but you helped 
me more than you'll ever know. Thanks 
for being so on top of things, organized, 
and most importantly, a wonderful friend ! 
I couldn't have picked a better per- 
son for the job. Thanks for everything! 

Brent: As always, you are fantas- 
tic! The photos you took are breath 
taking and it would not look as good 
as it does without your talent. Thank 
you for being such a great Executive 
Photographer and friend! You were 
always there for me when I needed 
you and keeping me laughing. I nev- 
er could have done it without you. 

Jenna: Where do I begin? You were 
the reason I could sleep at night, be- 
cause I knew you were taking care of 
things for me while student teaching. I 
would not have made it through this last 
semester without you. Not only are you a 
great assistant, but an excellent friend. 
Thanks for everything! There is no doubt 
in my mind that you will do a fantastic 
job next year as Editor. If you ever need 
anything, just call me! Love ya girl! 

Staci: Thank you so much for taking 
on the role of Executive Writer. You did 
a great job and were always on top of 
things! You have a great talent for writing 
and your stories truly captured the theme 
better than I could have ever imagined. 
It has been so wonderful working with 
you this year and thanks for everything! 



Samantha: Thank you for be- 
ing a great Advertisements Edi- 
tor and friend! Thank you so much 
for all of your hard work! It has been 
great getting to know you these past 
few years. You are simply wonderful! 



Photo, Design, and Writ- 
ing Teams: I know "thank you" will 
never be enough, but I truly appreci- 
ate everything you did this year. Even 
when things got rough and we were 
in a bind it all somehow managed to 
get done. The book looks amazing 
and thank you for being a great staff. 

Woody & Kathy : I have been honored 
to work for the both of you for the past 
two school years and I cannot thank 
you enough for all of your guidance 
and support of the Aurora. You have 
taught me so much about leadership 
and responsibility, which are qualities I 
will carry with me for the rest of my life. 
Thank you for all that you do for the stu- 
dents at Olivet, we are blessed to have 
people like you working on campus. 

Valerie: I have worked with you now 
for six years on six different year- 
books, and I cannot thank you enough 
for all that you and Walsworth have 
done for me! Thank you for answer- 
ing all of my questions and being there 
when I needed you most. You are a 
wonderful representative Val and it 
has been an honor working with you! 

Dave Zinsmeister: For helping 
Anna and I get the theme for this 
book off the ground and giving us 
such great advice and design tips. 
We truly appreciate all of your guid- 
ance at the workshop and we can't 
thank you enough for your input. 

To my professors and friends: Thank 
you for being such a blessing in my 
life and for all of your guidance, 
wisdom, and love. 



^ck^gJa. J^ejoAPcri 





Roxana 

Church 

of the 

Nazarene 
"Connecting People with Jesus" 

500 N. Central Ave 
Roxana, I L 62084 

www.roxananaz.com • (618) 254 - 4026 



Sparta 

Church of the Nazarene 




Josh Patter, Benjamin Strait, Bethany Chatman 
Not Pictured: Nicl< Kellar 

665 Thirteen Mile Rd. 
Sparta, Ml 49345 

(616)887- 1169 



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Together 



with a New Vision! 




We are so proud of our students 
attending Olivet Nazarene 
University and pray for them as 
they prepare for their future. 

Wajme H. Brown 
District Superintendent 

ONU Trustees 

Northern Michigan District 



Left to Right: David Brantley, Jill Rice, Dr. TFayme H. Brazvn 



Indianapolis District 

Church of the Nazarene 




Howard David Waker, Phil Edwards, Dr. John C. BowUng, Dr. Ron Blake, David Caudle, Mike Lingle 



The mission of the Indianapolis District Church 

of the Nazarene is to encourage and inspire 

the sixty-nine churches of the district to 

follow Christ's example and to spread the 

Good News of His love throughout the 

communities where we serve. 



J. 



indy district org 



Northeastern Indiana District 

Congratulates the 
2012 Graduates! 





ay the SON shine through 
you as you embark upon 
God^s great journey! 



In tik same way, ktyour Rght sfam. 

■s, tHat l£ey may see your good deeds WM,. 
'fonfy your ^aifier in heaven. 
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Thank you Dr* John BowUng, and 

the faculty and administration of ONU 

for equipping our youth for service! 



ONU Trustees 

District Superintendent— Dr. David G. Roland 

Dr. Philip C. Rogers, Rev. Jim Ballenger, 

Rev. Gary Cable, Gene Snowden, 

Darcy Dill, and Mark Bennett 

www. neinazar ene . org 










Dr. James Spruce 

District Superintendent 



District Advisory Board 
Mrs. Phyllis Gerwan Mrs. Jwdl Roarick 

Mr. Galen Scammahom Mr. Christopher Shotis 

Rev. Timothy Crump Rev. ICevm Donoho 

Rev. Jim Frye Rev. Jay Shoff 



Congratulations 
Ryan lingle! 



South Bend First 
Church of tiie Na^irenje 

51690 N Ironwood Rd. 
Souitii Bend, Indiana 46655 

officeSsoudihendfixstoi^ 
phone: 574-272-6466 



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Church of the Nazarene 

The worth of our students... Priceless! 




7520 E. "U" Ave. 
Vicksburg, MI 49097 



(269) 649 - 2392 




MARTINSVILLE 



First Church of the Naiarene 




Jordan Fry 

Freshman 



Josh Sutton 

Junior 



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Shara Southerland 

Senior 



www.m1naz.org 

Martinsville, Indiana 461561 

Reach^ Connect'^ Grow'^ 
Serve'^ Lead'^ 







Chicago Central District 

Church of the Nazarene 




Mr. Fred Hardy, Dr John C. Bowling, Dr Brian Wilson, Rev. Jack McCormick, Dr Ed Heck, Mr John Alexander 

"The ONL Trustees, pastors, and congregations of the 
Chicago Central District congratulates the Class of 2012 and celebrates 

the accomplishments of all the undergrads!" 



^^Our mission is to make Christ-like 
disciples in the nations. ^^ 

www.ccdnaz.org 



We are proud of our ONU students! 

"Lei your good deeds shine out for all to see, 
so that everyone will praise your heavenly Father." (Matthev^ 5:1 6, NLI 




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Jacob Boyce 
Sarah Cool( 
Nicole DeVries 
Corrie Everson 
Ashley Goad 
Dana Hopkins 
Rachel Howe 
Kayla Layman 



Ryan Lejman 
Lul(e Kamely 
Jet Maslan 
Ashley McLaughlin 
Kyle Nolan 
Amanda Price 
Steve Rachan 
Karlee Silver 
David limm 



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CHICAGO FIRS! CHURCH OF IHE 



NAZARENE 

www,chicagofirstnaz.org 






1 2725 Bel Road, LemontlLM9708-349O454 







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Jesus, giving thanks to God the J-^ 
Father through him. 

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Abbott, Bethany 40, 60, 204 

Abbott, Melody 80, 275 

Abfall, Elisabeth 60 

Abner, Sarah 96 

Abogunrin, Oluwayonda 96 

Abogunrin, Yonda 170, 171 

Abraham, Tyler 24, 25, 38, 43, 112, 

274 

Abrassart, Katherine 60 

Abrassart. Katie 209 

Abrassart, Sharon 60 

Abroad, Study 280 

Abs, Elizabeth 48 

Ackerman, Nicole 96 

Adams, Sarah 112 

Addington, Bethany 80 

Adekunle, Albert 112 

Adeyemi, Ayodeji 112 

Adventures, Raggedy Ann 21 1 

Aeschliman, Sarah 112, 151 

Agers, Somone 96 

Aggravain, Queen 42, 43 

Aguilar, Luis 60, 269 

Aguilar, Valeria 1 12 

Akinmoladun, Orobola 112 

Alberson, Amanda 60 

Albert, Desmond 112 

Alcantar, Jose 96, 273 

Alcorn, Cameron 96 

Alcorn, Trevor 80 

Aldeir, Amanda 112 

Alexander, John 293 

Alexander, Senior Michael 182 

Alfke, Monika 112 

Alger, Justin 60 

Alive, Being 24 

Alive, Literacy 231 

All, Homecoming 198 

Allen, Brian 10 

Alien, Dr Lynda 132 

Allen, Nicholas 112 

Allen, Robert 48 

Allen, Samantha 48 

Allen, Shelby 80 

Alleva, Brooke 112 

Allison, Ashlan 80, 180 

Allison, Brandon 96 

Allison, Hannah 96 

Alliss, Marissa 112 

Alt, Alyssa 96 

Althoff, Tyler 112 

Ambrosia, Justin 96 

America, Captain 22 

Ames, Angela 112 

Amponsah, Ernestina 112 

Amponsah, Grace 218, 247 

Andecover, Cierra 80 

Andersen, Amber 96 

Anderson, Abigail 112 

Anderson, Artika 80 

Anderson, Gina 1 12 

Anderson, Hampton 48 

Anderson, Jennifer 60 

Anderson, Lauren 96 

Anderson, Maria 112, 153 

Anderson, Mary 48 

Anderson, Molly 60 

Anderson, Zane 112 

Ankeny Andy 166 

Anthony, Stephen 1 1 

Arb, Rachel Von 90 

Archer, Ryan 112 

Armstrong, Ashley 60 

Armstrong, Paul 48 

Armstrong, Scott 271 

Arnett, Lynn 112 



Arnold, Emily 96 
Arnold, Hannah 112 
Arntson, Martha 80 
Arriaga, Josiah 112 
Arthur, Brad 37 
Arthur, Bradley 48 
Artz, Yo151 

Ascher, Allison 233, 260 
Ascher, Allison McGuire 40 
Astell, Evanne 112 
Atadja, Rivka 96 
Athletes, Christian 144 
Atkinson, Ann 48 
Atkinson, David 48 
Attig, Kristin 96 
Atwater, Anne 80 
Aukerman, Anna 112 
Aurumque, Lux 194 
Austin, Lacey 96 

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Bach, Christian 60, 269 
Bachelor, Jessica 96, 264 
Bachtler, Julie 112 
Badagliacco, Joseph 80 
Bader, Jonathan 96 
Badogliacco, Joseph 179 
Bahr, William 48 
Baird, Candace 112, 218 
Baker, Zach 225 
Baker, Zachary 225 
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Jansma, Stephanie 100 
Jarrells, Emily 120 
Javaux, Hannah 120 
Javorka, Allison 100, 251 
Jean-Baptiste, Narmaly 238 
Jenen, Joy 120 
Jenkins, Erica 100 
Jensen, Andrew 84 
Jensen, Christina 66 
Jensen, Cole 66 
Jensen, Daria 51 
Jensen, Peter 120 
Jensen, Sarah 84, 251 
Jentz, Gloria 100 
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Jones, Bridgette 120, 187 

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Jones, Doug 11 

Jones, Jessica 66, 173 

Jones, Lauren 85 

Jones, Matthew 120, 154, 244 

Jones, Melinda 30, 76, 85, 232 

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Kasinger, Benjamin 120 
Kate, Emersyn 287 
Kearney, Matthew 85 
Kearney Rachel 85 
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Keckler, Michele 66 
Kee, Jonathan 120 
Kee, Ryan 101 
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Keiss, Autumn 101, 251 
Kellar, Nick 288 
Kellar, Nickolas 101 
Kelsey, Benjamin 101 
Kelsey, Rebecca 51 
Kelsey, Taylor 120 
Kennedy Heather 120 
Kenyan, Their 194 
Kepler, Megan 85 
Kern, Ryan 85, 188, 189 
Kershaw, Jacob 120 
Kershaw, Patricia 51 
Keuther, Alyssa 120 
Keys, Reynauldt 101 
Kidd, Courtney 66 
Kiger, Madison 120 
Kilpatrick, Lance 51 
Kim, Eunji 67 
Kimball, Elizabeth 120 
Kimmel, Erica 67, 262 
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Kines, Rachel 120 
King, Aaron 120 
King, Caitlyn 85 
Kinnison, Danette 67 
Kinstner, Kaylie 120 
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Kirchner, Lindsey 85 

Kirkham, Kristina 32, 85 

Kirkland, Faren 85, 276 

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Kirkpatrick, Michael 101, 153 

Kisoso, Queen 101 

Klemm, Brandon 38, 101, 235, 240 

Klepitsch, Kristin 101 

Klimt, Jenna 120 

Kline, Joel 67, 171 

Klinefelter, Emily 85 

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Klossing, Cherish 67, 270 

Klossing, Megan 85 

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Knight, Jim 51 

Knight, Kyle 16, 85 

Knoderer, Stacy 120 

Knoedler, Alaina 120 

Knol, Alan 121 

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Knudson, Karen 51 

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Koch, Jessica 121, 169 

Koch, Mary 85 

Koch, Paul 51 

Koch, Sydney 121 

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Kooy, Jessica 85 

Kooy, Sarah 268 

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Kovalcik, Victoria 121 

Kraiss, Peter 121 

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Kraker, Kelly 22, 67 

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Kronewitter, Ellen 101 

Krueger, Steven 67, 219 

Krup, Joshua 85 

Kruse, Hannah 67 

Kryger, Samantha 101 

Krygsheld, Jennifer 121 

Krzyzak, Alana 101 

Kuhns, Elizabeth 85, 209 

Kuntz, Abigail 121 

Kurchinski, Joshua 121 

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LaFond, Nicole 101 
LaMontagne, Andrea 85 
LaPenas, Kaylee 277 
LaSpina, Gabrielle 85 
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Laferney Torey 272 
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Lalumendre, Abby 24 
Lalumendre, Jordan 121 
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Lautenbach, Kenneth 67 

Lawrence, Christy 67 

Layman, Kayla 274 

LeFevre, Christopher 275 

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LeRoy, Karen 121 

Leach, Jacob 121 

Leander, Ryan 86 

Lee, Barry 51 

Lee, Pamela 51 

Leeseberg, Madison 22, 218, 272 

Leffel, Amber 101, 206, 229 

Leffew, Emily 101 

Leidahl, Lauren 101 

Leighton, Grace 121 

Lejman, Ryan 101 

Longer, Rachel 197 

Lenzi, Kaia 121 

Lester, Lindsay 121 

Leth, Carl 51, 279 

Lewis, Jordan 67 

Liakopoulos, Christina 67 

Liakopoulos, Stephanie 86 

Libarary, Banner 251 

Lickteig, Kelly 121 

Lillard, Lamere 67 

Lindquist, Jessica 101 

Ling, Jennifer 121 

Lingle, Megan 121 

Lingle, Michael 1 1 

Lingle, Mike 289 

Lingle, Ryan 86, 221 

Link, Aaron 272 

Link, Elizabeth 121 

Linguist, Philip 121 

Linsner, Brian 121, 146 

Linsner, Lydia 67 

Lippencott, Kylie 121 

Lishka, Morgan 121 

Litras, Kira 101 

Litrenta, John 121 

Livingston, Leah 30, 31, 101, 165 

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Lofgren, Ian 121 

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Logan, Matt 162, 222, 273 

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Loh, Christopher 121 

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London, Ryan 86, 190 

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Long, Logan 37 

Long, Meda 51 

Long, Melody 101 

Loos, Kaitlin 86 

Lopez, Cynthia 41, 68 

Lopez, Ricardo 86 

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Lord, The 94, 199 

Lorenz, Madelyn 101 

Loughran, Jonathon 121 

Loulousis, Melanie 68 

Lourash, Autumn 86 

Lourash, Caleb 121, 166 

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Lowen, Evan 121 

Lowery, Seth 43, 199 

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Lucas, Aaron 25, 86, 269 

Lucas, Morgan 102 

Luchene, Brittany 122 

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Lundmark, Joshua 51 

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Lynn, Joel 17, 122 

Lynn, Mark 86, 145 

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Maldonado, Paige 102 

Maloney, Kaitlyn 122 

Man, Cowboy 38 

Man, Moose 38 

Man, Penguin 39 

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Mann, Thomas 102 

Manning, Jessica 102 

Manner, Zachary 102 

Marcinkowski, Romeo 122 

Marko, Britney 86 

Marko, Britney Daette 251 

Marks, Jessica 122 

Marquis, Michelle 68 

Marrier, Ashli 68 

Marrier, Justin 24, 122 

Marsh, Elissa 122 

Marshall, Antonio 184, 185 

Marshall, Kristin 122, 204 

Martin, Ariella 68, 153 

Martin, Dani 218 

Martin, Danielle 122 

Martin, Jason 102 

Martin, Jean 51 

Martin, Olivia 68 

Martin, Seth 102 

Martin, Taylor 280, 281 

Martinez, Joseph 122 

Martinson, Jay 18, 46, 51, 260, 266 

Martinson, Jeanette 46 

Maslan, Jeffrey 102 

Mason, Cameron 122 

Mast, Casey 188 

Maston, Kaitlyn 122 

Mater, Alma 167 

Mathias, Kristin 68 

Mathison, Jared 102 

Matthews, Ian 68, 251, 270 

Matthews, Joy 86, 205, 211 

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Maupin, Rachel 86 

Maurer, Abigail 122 

Mausehund, Matthew 68 

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McCance, Skylar 19, 122 

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McCooey, Katie 41 , 68 

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McCormick, Jack 11, 293 

McCraren, Jacqueline 102 

McDannell, Melissa 122 

McDonald, Cyndi 11 

McDonald, Daniel 51 

McFarland, Pathck 122 

McFee, Katherine 122 

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Mclnerney, Janelle 68 

McKay, Abigail 122 

McKinley, Seth 86 

McKinney, Patrick 122 

McLaren, Josh 273 

McLaren, Joshua 68 

McLaughlin, Ashley 102 

McLean, Janna 51 

McMahan, Dana 102 

McManus, Nathaniel 86 

McMullian, Neal 51 

McNamara, Danielle 68 

McNulty, Charles 122 

McNulty, Kelsey 86, 280, 281 

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McPherson, Morgan 37, 69 

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Meissner, Stu 11 

Meister, Paige 52 

Meitzler, William 122 

Meli, Katelynn 122 

Mellette, Jonathan 69 

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Mercer, Jennifer 102 

Mercer, Timothy 52 

Meredith, Bethany 86, 240 

Merry, Nicole 69 

Messer, Morgan 86 

Metzger, Brandon 69 

Metzger, Gabrielle 102 

Metzler, Adam 122 

Meyer, Bethany 102 

Meyer, Krystal 102, 264 

Michaels, Christine 122 

Michaels, David 69 

Michell, Brian 122 

Mijares, Erin 123 

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Miller, Ashley 102, 176 

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Miller, Cory 271 

Miller, Ellen 86 

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Miller, Kyle39, 86, 210, 237 

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Miller, Mallory 102 

Miller, Sarah 123 

Miller, Scott 102 

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Miller, Stephanie 123, 183 

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Miller, Timothy 86 

Mills, Jason 102 

Milton, Jean 52 

Miner, Courtney 102 

Mingus, Tyler 102 

Miranda, Shawn 69 

Mitchell, Alyssa87 

Mitchell, Brittany 87 

Mitchell, Destiny 123 

Miulli.Vito 102 

Mizeur, Nicholas 163 

Moberly, Trent 102 

Modica, David 123 

Mondy, Jessica 251 

Mondy, Joshua 69 

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Montalbano, Nicole 102 

Monte, Christina Di 115 

Monte, Sarah Di 40, 63, 276 

Moore, Andrew 87, 102 

Moore, Callen 123 

Moore, Colton 69 

Moore, Elizabeth 52 

Moore, Franklin 52 

Moore, Hilary 18, 87 

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Moore, Stephanie 87 

Moore, Susan 52 

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Morgan, Melinda87, 146, 157 

Morgan, Mike 269 

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Morris, Alisa 69 

Morris, Lindsay 123 

Morris, Spencer 102 

Mortensen, Ashley 87 

Mosey, Jean 87 

Mott, Kayla 123 

Mott, Victoria 123 

Moulding, Elizabeth 123 

Mount, Katherine 102 

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Mowry, Ethan 123 

Mowry, Shae 123 

Moyer, Madison 123 

Moyers, Hannah 123 

Mueller, Kayla 123 

Mulamba, Kashama 52 

Mullins, Jared 123 

Mundo, Jacob 123 

Munyon, Julianna 87 

Murphy, Connie 52 

Murphy, Larry 52 

Murray, James 69 

Murray, Stephen 123 

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Nava, Daisy 123 

Navarro, Sierra 123, 218 

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Nelson, Holly 52 

Nelson, Kelly 87, 266 

Nelson, Kelsey 87 

Nelson, Ryan 69 

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Neushwander, Sara 123 

Newberry, Katie 264 

Newell, Robert 123 

Newkirk, Jason 69, 184 

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Nolan, Kyle 124 

Norden, Alyssa 87 

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Nothstine, Lauralee 52 

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Nutter, Carl 103 

Nutter, John 52 

Nuxoll, Alexander 103 

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Oden, Amanda 124 
Odie, Emily 124 
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Oliver, Andrew 87 
Oliver, Ryan 124 
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OIney, Luke 52 
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Osier, Melinda 103 
Osterink, Kevin 124 
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Oswalt, Gretchen 70, 246 
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Page, Ryan 103 
Pageloff, Katrina 70 
Palm, Jessica 103, 165 
Palmer, Brad 196 
Palmer, Daniel 70 
Palmer, James 124 
Pals, Andrew 103 
Pals, Brittany 70 
Panackal, Lincy 103 
Papineau, Nicole 103 
Pargulski, Call 124 
Pargulski, Hannah 87, 250 
Park, Allison 41, 70 
Park, Hopkins 142 
Parker, David 87, 245 
Parker, Josh 218 
Parker, Joshua 103 
Parpart, Sean 103 
Pascarella, Emily 87 
Pate, Garry 1 1 
Patrick, Freya 87 
Pattengale, Tara 124 
Patter, Josh 288 
Patterson, Paige 103 
Patton, Lillian 124 
Paul, Ron 222 
Paulsen, Allyssa 124, 143 
Paulsen, Alyssa 182 
Pavlik, Heather 70 
Payne, Donte 87 
Payne, Elise 103 
Peachey, Isaiah 87, 190 
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Pearson, Vanessa 70 
Peet, Ashley 124 
Pendolino, Joseph 124 
Pendry Austin 103 
Pennings, Julia 124 
Pennington, Mark 1 1 
Penrod, Audrey 41, 70 
Penrod, Paige 124 
Perez, Adrian 87 
Perigo, Megan 103 
Perry, Doug 10 
Perry, Monique 52 
Perry Seth 87 
Peters, Austin 124 
Petersen, Christelle 124 
Peterson, Dana 87, 251 
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Peterson, Lindsey 180 
Peterson, Molly 103 
Petrie, Cassandra 42, 124 
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Peursem, Morgan Van 128 
Pflederer, Holly 41, 70 
Pflederer, Joseph 124 
Phelps, Denita 187 
Phillips, Alexander 124 
Phillips, James 87 
Phillips, Timothy 70 
Phipps, Rebecca 87 
Pickering, Brian 124 
Pickering, Christopher 70 
Pickering, Daniel 124 
Pickering, David 6, 52 
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Pickering, Nicholas 70 
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Pickett, Jamie 103 
Picklesimer, Emily 103 
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Pierce, Jana 26, 41, 70, 219 
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Pilcher, Bethany 103 
Pimpo, Samuel 22, 103 
Pinkney Michelle 124. 
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Piper, Martin 104 
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Poff, Michael 22, 125, 218 
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Pollock, Alex 104, 304 
Pond, Elisabeth 70 
Ponsetto, Katherine 104 
Ponsolle, Ninette 125 
Pops, Fall 211 
Ports, Sean 19, 88 
Postell, Krista 125 
Potempa, Ashley 70 
Potts, Mariah 52 
Pouliot, Annalisa 125 
Powers, David 125, 163 
Powers, Kimberly 104 
Powers, Marcus 88, 221 
Powers, Thomas 70 
Prestia, Rico 104 
Price, Amanda 104, 153 
Price, Amy 71 
Price, Emily 71 
Price, Melissa 88 
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Proehl, Ehnn 88 
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Pruitt, Brittany 125 
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Rairden, Olivia 88 

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Ramsay Meagan 88 

Rankin, Diane 71 

Raquet, Jessica 125 

Rasmuson, Zachary 125 

Rasmussen, Travis 88 

Rasp, Zachary 125 

Ratliff, Amy 104 

Ratthahao, Billy 71 

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Redman, Tracy 88, 156, 240 

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Reed, Bethany 104 

Reed, Miley 88, 254, 268 

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Reedy Katina 88 

Reeverts, Kolton 88 

Reichelt, Heidi 104 

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Reilly William 88 

Reinke, Bradley 104 

Reinsma, Nicole 104 

Reisinger, Justin 71 

Reiss, Nathaniel 53 

Reiter, Alex 265 

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Remy, Elveka 104 

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Reutter, Emma 16, 140, 256 

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Rewerts, Glen 265 

Reynhout, Katelyn 125 

Reynolds, Jordan 71 

Rhebergen, Katherine 125 

Rice, David 35, 104, 206 

Rice, Jeffrey 53 

Rice, Jill 11 

Rice, Sheila 53 

Richardson, Andrea 88, 198 

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Richardson, Diane 53, 272 

Richardson, Heidi 71 

Richardson, Kristina 104 

Richardson, Myra 11 

Richey, Kristen 125 

Richey Michael 104 

Richey Michelle 104 

Richter, Max 193 

Rickard, Elisabeth 88 

Ridenour, Heidi 71 

Riedlinger, Shana 125 

Right, Brooks 14 

Riley Lorisha 104 

Rinehart, Knstin 88 

Ring, Joshua 88 

Rio, James 71 

Ripberger, Alex 216, 247 

Ripberger, Max 104 

Ritter, Karen 41, 71 

Ritzert, Allison 125 

Ritzier, Christian 125 

Rivas, Angela 26, 41, 71, 219 

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Rizzo, Lisa 125 

Roarick, Judi 11 

Roat, Zachary 125 

Robbins, Brian 53 

Roberson, Kenzi 221 

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Roland, David G 11 
Rolling, Kayla 14, 41, 72, 218 
Rooney, Anna 125 
Rose, Catherine 125 
Rose, Jacqueline 88 
Rose, Yvette 53 
Rosenbaum, Jon 170 
Rosenbaum, Jonathan 125 
Rosenboom, Emily 125 
Ross, Julia 125 
Rothacker, Kimberly 126 
Rovens, Cory 88 
Rowen, Hannah 28, 104 
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Royalty Amanda 72 
Ruby Olivia 126 
Ruddle, Zachary 104 
Ruemler, Brandon 126 
Rull, Shanna 126 
Runyan, Heather 104 
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Runyan, Renee 104 
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Rupert, Madison 104 
Rush, Bethany 104 
Russ, Alex 126 
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Sabisch, Kahsa 126 

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Sanor, Lucas 30, 88 

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Sarver, Ashley 43, 126, 199, 244 

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Sauer, Tyler 72 

Saunders, Jordan 88, 141 

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Sauter, Geoff 72, 210 

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Schaaf, Tyler Vander 74 

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Schroeder, Joseph 53 

Schueman, Stephanie 89 

Schultheis, Alexis 126 

Schultz, Katelyn 89 

Schultz, Katie 278 

Schultz, Ryan 53 

Schultz, Troy 126 

Schutt, Catherine 72 

Schwartz, Derek 38, 126 

Schwartz, Paige 89 

Schweigert, Mary 53 

Scott, Chris 89 

Scott, Hannah 72 

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Seaman, John 1 1 

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Seidler, Rebah 89, 139, 157 

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Sevigny, Garrett 72 

Seymour, Dennis 53 

Shaddick, Megan 105 

Shakespeare, William 270 

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Sheldon, Charles 126 

Sheldon, Deidre 89 

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Sifferd, Rachel 126 

Silva, Michael Da 98, 170 

Simmons, Kratina 53 

Simmons, Lamica 126 

Simoes, Brandon 126 

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Sims, Benjamen 73 

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Skelton, Krista41, 73 
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Slimmer, Matthew 53 
Slimmer, Sarah 53 
Slinkman, Sara 127 
Sloan, Nicole 89, 247 
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Smit, James 41, 56, 73 
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Smith, Alex 271 
Smith, Amy 53 
Smith, Callie 89 
Smith, Christina 127 
Smith, Dale 53 
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Smith, Katherine 127 
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Smith, Marsha 53 
Smith, Matt 136 
Smith, Matthew 53 
Smith, Megan 105 
Smith, Nathaniel 105 
Smith, Neil 127 
Smith, Nicholas 73 
Smith, Robert 53 
Smith, Ryan 127 
Smith, Scott 53 
Smith, Taylor 127 
Smith, Timothy 11 
Smith, Tyler 127 
Smitty So 14 
Smythe, Molly 127 
Snow, Abigail 127 
Snowden, Gene 1 1 
Soendlin, Katelynn 127 
Solares, Edson 89 
Seller, Kaleb 89 
Song, Brandon 105 
Sonnenberg, Christopher 127 
Sorrel, Crystal 105 
Southe, Alexander 127 
Southerland, Rebekah 105 
Southerland, Shara41, 73 
Sowards, Kelsey 73, 136, 197 
Sowards, Tyler 105 
Spainhour, Meredith 89 
Sparks, Chyna 273 
Sparks, Victoria 127 
Speakman, Brad 279 
Speakman, Bradley 127 
Spear, Jonathan 89 
Speas, Chelsea 89, 272 
Speer, Michael 105 
Speer, Mike 210 
Spence, Kalene 127 
Spencer, Blake 105 
Spencer, Michelle 105 
Spittal, Ryan 10, 53 
Spooner, Olivia 127 
Spriester, Janna 105 
Sproul, Wesley 127 
Spruce, Jim 11 
Spruce, Sara 53 
Spunaugle, Emily 251 
Stacker, Aubin Henry 127 
Stacker-Knight, Elanora 127 
Stafford, Deborah 53 
Stanford, Jesse 105 



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Starkweather, Zachary 105 

Starner, Samantha 24, 89, 304 

Stauffenberg, Jordan 89 

Stauffenberg, Josh 73 

Stebbins, Ainsley 19, 105, 148 

Steelman, Katie 105 

Steen, Rachel 73 

Steiber, Samuel 127 

Steines, Kelsey 105 

Steins, Kelcie 202 

Stephens, Taylor 181 

Stephansen, Sarah 73 

Stephens, Erin 127 

Stephens, Ethan 244 

Stephens, Kyrstin 89 

Stephens, Mackenzie 271 

Stephens, Taylor 89 

Sterk, Brandon 53 

Stevens, Bryan 26, 27, 39, 41, 73, 

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Stevens, Emily 105 

Stevens, Kylee 127 

Steward, Alana 127 

Steward, Alexandra 89 

Steward, Ellen 27 

Steward, Lauren 127 

Steward, Philip 54 

Stewart, Brody 127, 279 

Stewart, Rebekah 73 

Stewart, When Brody 110 

Stiker, Anna 127 

Stines, Paige 263 

Stoffel, Amber 89, 274 

Stokell, Lisa 106 

Stone, Joshua 89, 262 

Stone, Linda 54 

Stone, Nicole 89 

Stoops, Dale 73 

Stotler, Lindsay 127 

Stott, Tania 148 

Strain, Judson 54 

Strait, Benjamin 288 

Strand, Alex 127, 279 

Strange, Danielle 89, 255 

Streets, Brandon 185 

Streicher, Lauren 89 

Strom, Kathryn 127 

Strothmann, Stefanie 106 

Stroud, Nicholas 127 

Stultz, Benjamin 106 

Sturgeon, Jessa 153 

Sturgeon, Jessica 106 

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Sultan, Ghedam 54 

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Sunta, Mario 73 

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Suttor, Ehn 127 

Swanepoel, Thalyta 54 

Swanson, Blake 90 

Swanson, Darlene 54 

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Swickard, Alexander 90 

Swihart, Amy 73 

Swindle, Tyler 106 

Szurgot, Ryne 128 



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Tannehill, Justin 90 
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Taylor, Sara 73 

Taylor, Sarah 276 

Taylor, Tyreze 73 

Taylor, Wesley 43. 90, 207 

Taylor-Griggs, Jordan 128 

Teeters, Scott 54 

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Temple, Malik 106 

Terpstra, Britney 106 

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Tharp, Alexander 128 

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Thein, Shelby 128 

Theis, Anna 90 

Thill, John 106 

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Thomas, Cambria 73 

Thomas, Gary 54 

Thomas, Jordan 128 

Thomas, Morgan 128 

Thomas, Tim 144, 179 

Thompson, Aaron 54 

Thompson, Andrew 106 

Thompson, Brianna 106 

Thompson, Houston 54, 278 

Thompson, Kristin 21, 74 

Thompson, Kyle 90 

Thompson, Marcie 149, 182 

Thompson, Martha 54 

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Thrall, Carolyn 106 

Thrall, Elizabeth 90 

Thrall, Melissa 128 

Timm, David 32, 106 

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Tobey, Ben 278 

Tobias, Lindsay 245 

Tobias, Lindsey 106, 150 

Tolbert, Danielle 186, 187 

Toms, Blaire 106 

Toney, Linebacker Myles 166 

Toppmeyer, Melanie 90, 224, 225 

Touma, Grant 106 

Tournear, Sarah 106, 278 

Towle, Michelle 106, 151 

Tracy, Joshua 74 

Tran, Richard 54 

Trank, Carl 74 

Trank, Christy 106, 164, 203 

Trejo, Mayra 74 

Trimby, Mary 54 

Truelock, Jordyn 128 

Tschetter, Rachel 90, 237 

Tschetter, Seth 128 

Tucker, Sarah 128 

Tunget, Anjela 128 

Tunnell, Natalie 128 

Turner, Abigail 128 

Turner, Ariel 106, 214, 238 

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Vallejo, Marci 74 

Valpatic, Jennifer 90 

VanDenack, Natalie 128 

VanSteenburg, Cristy 1 1 

VanSyckle, Kerry 106 

VanderLaan, Jackie 30 

VanderSchaaf, Ashley 90 

Vandermark, James 128 

Vandyke, Matt 273 

Vandyke, Matthew 37 

Vaughn, Hillary 230 

Veit, Beth 54 

Veit, Kristian 54 

Versweyveld, Jillian 90 

Versweyveld, Lauren 165, 272 

Victorson, Arthur 106 

Vihnanek, Kelsey 128 

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Voss, Jessica 74 

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Wagner, Caylee 90 
Wagner, Samantha 90 
Waker, Howard David 289 
Waldvogel, Alanna 74 
Waldvogel, James 128 
Walker, Elizabeth 90 
Walker, Howard David 1 1 
Walker, Jason 106 
Walker, Phillip 128 
Walker, Rebecca 106 
Wallace, Marlin 6 
Wallace, Matthew 106 
Wallem, Crystal 106 
Waller, Marcus 128 
Waller, Nathaniel 74 
Walsh, Allison 107 
Walsh, Lauren 128 
Walters, Emily 74 
Walton, Sarah 90 
Waltz, Rachel 41, 74, 240, 276 
Ward, Jenny 32 
Ward, Sarah 90 
Ward, Thomas 107 
Warfel, Laura 54 
Warner, Cassie 128 
Warner, Kyle 129 
Warner, Sara 90 
Warner, Sarah 278 
Warp, Kelsey 90, 172, 173 
Warren, Phillip 54 
Waskow, Emily 74 
Wasson, Garrett 264 
Watkins, Lindsey 107 
Watson, Heidi 107,278 
Watson, Jamie 107 
Watson, Kelsey 90 
Watson, Paige 54 
Watton, Paige 129, 153 
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Weber, Jeremy 107 
Weber, Joseph 74 
Weber, Rachel 107,, 142 
Weber, Rick 54 
Weeks, Adam 107 
Weese, Christian 129 
Wegley, David 129 
Weiderman, Todd 74 
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Wells, Daniel 107 
Wells, Matthew 74 
Wells, Whitney 90 
Wendell, Samantha 107 
Wenzelman, Seth 107, 200 
Weseloh, Nathan 129 
West, Mark 54 
Westberg, Cheryl 54 
Westerfield, Janel 74 
Westrate, Taylor 107 
White, Ben 55 
White, Darleen 129 
White, Elizabeth 74, 143, 241 
White, Jenny 227 
Whitten, Sarah 75, 231 
Whittington, Hannah 129 
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decan, Meredith 129 
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Icox, Angela 129 
Icoxen, Sahara 129 
Ider, Cymone 129 
Ider, Kaitlinn 129 
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Igenbusch, Daniel 129 
Ike, Lexis 129 
Ike, Lisabeth 90 
Ikerson, Jennifer 75 
Ikey, Briana 129 
Ikins, Alyssa 90 
Ikinson, Rebecca 107 
He, Megan 75 
Hey, Abigail 91 
lliams, Angela 75, 280 
lliams, Bryant 91 
lliams, Caleb 54 
lliams, Derek 91 
lliams, Devin 226 
lliams, Hannah 32, 153 
lliams, Kelsie 129 
lliams, Landon 107, 178 
lliams, Rachel 107, 268 
lliams, Rebecca 54, 91 
lliams, Stephanie 75, 262 
lliams. Sue 54, 270 
lliamson, Dennis 11 
lliamson, Jeffrey 55 
lliamson, Jordan 107 
lliamson, Taylor 91 
lliford, Kolton 129 
lloughby, Brian 107 
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Ison, Alexia 91 
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Wilson, Katherine 91 
Wilson, Matt 38, 252 
Wilson, Matthew 91 
Wilson, Ryan 129 
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Winkle, Amanda 107 
Winters, Anna 107 
Winters, Eva 129 
Winters, Lauren 91 
Winters, Paige 129 
Wiseman, Allison 91 
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Wolf, Cody 107 
Wolfe, Ashley 129 
Wonch, Seth 107 
Wonderland, Winter 36 
Wood, Dianna 91 
Wood, Emily 75, 232, 246 
Woodruff, Neal 55 
Woodworth, Brian 55 
Woolery, Lee 1 1 
Woolsey, Ted 91 
Workman, Jennifer 129 
Worner, Ben 184 
Worner, Benjamin 91 
Worrall, Kaitlyn 107, 226 
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Wright, John 75 
Wright, Karen 55 
Wright, Megan 75 
Wright, Patrick 203 
Wuske, Samantha 107 
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Yamane, Kent 75 
Yates, Becca 252 
Yates, Nicole 107 
Yergler, Korissa 91 
Yoder, Megan 129 
Young, Ashley 75 
Young, Catherine 91 
Young, Catie 200 
Young, Joseph 129 
Young, Kara De 40, 63, 278 
Young, Tremell 75 
Younglove, Emily 75 
Younglove, Kayla 107 



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Zajkowski, Magdalena 75 

Zandbergen, Tracy Van 106 

Zanellato, Anna 75, 220, 262, 304 

Zarbuck, Danae 75 

Zarbuck, However 232 

Zaring, Senior Mike 208 

Zeilenga, Bailey 91 

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Zeman, Kyle 129 

Zimmer, Olivia 107 

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The 99th Olivet Nazarene University Aurora was created by a student staff and printed by Walsworth 
Publishing Company of Marceline, MO. Valerie Tanke was the sales representative and Michelle Brosemer 
was the service representative. The press run was 2100. Pages were completed on Apple computers us- 
ing Adobe InDesign 085. 5 and Adobe Photoshop. Oopy was written and edited by the Aurora staff. Pho- 
tographs were taken by members of the Aurora photography team, and additional photos were provided 
by the Office of Marketing and Communications of Olivet Nazarene University. The entire cover is printed 
in four-color, matte lamination with a clear silkscreen application on the front, back and spine. Endsheets 
are printed in four color. The cover and endsheets were designed by Jason Crowe, with assistance from 
Anna Zanellato, Sarah Zelhart, and Amber Olney Introduction, conclusion, feature, and division pages were 
designed by Anna Zanellato, copy was written by Staci Bradbury and photographs were taken by Brent 
Brooks. Paperstock throughout the entire book is 100# legend gloss. Headline and folio copy is AWPC Dar- 
tangnon regular. Body copy is Helvetica regular. Caption copy is Helvetica light and bold. Portraits wre taken 
by Jim McAdams of MJM Photography 110 North 800 East, Greentown, IN 46936. 

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